NURSING RESEARCH WEEK 3
Assignment 1. AACN Essential Paper:The purpose of this assignment is to provide a concise description and appraisal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of master’s Education in Nursing. Following APA guideline, provide a brief explanation on each of the essentials reflecting on each essential affects the clinical practice and the author’s interpretation of each essential. Make sure to include a (Title page, abstract, introduction, body, conclusion, and reference page).This will be considered a Library Assignment as you will need to visit the library to obtain information.Title Page: Title of article, journal information, and your name and date1 pointYourscoreAbstract: Brief summary of an article (1-2 paragraphs)1 pointThe Problem: (2 or 3 paragraphs)Is the problem clearly stated?Is the problem practically important?What is the purpose of the study?What is the hypothesis?Are the key terms defined?3 pointsReview of Literature: (1 -2 paragraphs)Are the cited sources pertinent to the study?Is the review too broad or too narrow?Are the references recent?Is there any evidence of bias?2 pointsDesign and Procedures: (3-4 paragraphs)What research methodology was used?Was it a replica study or an original study?What measurement tools were used?How were the procedures structures?Was a pilot study conducted?What are the variables?How was sampling performed?3 pointsData analysis and Presentation: (1 – 2 paragraphs)2 pointsHow was the data analyzed?Did findings support the hypothesis and purpose?Were the weaknesses and problems discussed?Conclusions and Implications: (2-3 paragraphs)3 pointsAre the conclusions of the study related to the original purpose?Were the implications discussed?Whom the results and conclusions will affect?What recommendations were made at the conclusion?What is your overall assessment of the study and the article?Total15 points(100%)Grade2. Library Assignment:For this course, students will be required to utilize the university’s library on-campus and online resources to conduct research and analyses of nursing theories and the MSN Essentials. Students will need to routinely cite scholarly sources in all course assignments to include weekly discussions, formal papers, and presentations. Such online resources available via the university library include search engines such as CINAHL, PsychInfo, Medline, and PubMed. Students will be required to utilize such sources to obtain peer-reviewed articles for reference in all course assignments.The required assignments will be discussed throughout the semester giving adequate time for questions and clarification prior to the date that assignments are due. Specific rubrics for each assignment are posted in the course syllabus and will also be posted on Blackboard. All assignments must follow APA 6th edition format# 2 Research PaperResearch Paper: Students this project will allow you to formulate and hypothetically develop your own research project. The purpose of this project is for the student to complete all the different steps necessary to implement a nursing research project. This project will be subdivided into 4 different papers that will be submitted throughout the entire semester. The final paper will be the combination of the four areas.This will be considered a Library Assignment as you will need to visit the library to obtain information.Your plagiarism score must be below 20%. If you score higher, please revise your paper and resubmit. The utilization of paraphrasing or quotations with proper in-text citations will help lower your score. Refer to APA guidelines.AFTER COMPLETION OF RESEARCH PLEASE ANSWER IN A DIFFERENT PAPER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION:Think about how these essentials may apply to your paper assignment. Additionally, discuss the theory and design phase, explain how this will benefit your research. ????ONLY IN 250 WORDS.