Theoretical (quantitative and qualitative research), advanced

 

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Part 1: Theoretical and nursing 

Topic: Critical Research Appraisal Assignment

Goal: You will critically appraise a research design

1. Briefly, describe the characteristics of qualitative research and 

a. Identify nursing issues/phenomena that lend themselves to a qualitative research approach.

2. Compare and contrast three different qualitative research methodologies.

a. Grounded theory

b. Phenomenological

c. Ethnography

3. Briefly, discuss the strengths and weaknesses of qualitative research evidence for informing nursing practice.

a. Communicate how this research design used in research.

4. According to Qualitative research file explain:

a. Identify the purpose of the study.

b. Design of the study

i. Explain why you think it is either appropriate or inappropriate to meet the purpose.

5. dentify ethical issues related to the study and how they were/were not addressed and 

a. Identify the sampling method

i. Recruitment strategy that was used.

ii. Discuss whether sampling and recruitment were appropriate to the aims of the research.

6. Identify the data collection method(s) and

a. Discuss whether the method(s) is/are appropriate to the aims of the study.

b. Identify how the data was analyzed

i. Discuss whether the method(s) of analysis is/are appropriate to the aims of the study.

7. Identify four (4) criteria by which the rigor of a qualitative project can be judged.

a. Discuss the rigor of this study using the four criteria. 

b. Describe the findings of the study

c.Identify any limitations.

8. Discuss the trustworthiness and applicability of the study. 

a. Include in your discussion any implications for the discipline of nursing.

9. Describe the characteristics of quantitative research.

a. Identify nursing issues/phenomena that lend themselves to a quantitative research approach

10. Differentiate between observational and interventional research designs

a. Also between experimental and quasi-experimental designs.

b.Outline the difference between inferential and descriptive statistics and their relationship to levels of measurement.

c. Communicate how this research design used in research.

11. According to Qualitative research explain:

a. Identify the purpose and design of the study.

b. Explain what is meant by ‘blinding’ and ‘randomization’ and discuss c. how these were addressed in the design of the study.

d. Identify ethical issues related to the study and how they were/were not addressed.

12. Explain the sampling method and

a. Recruitment strategy that was used.

b. Discuss how the sample size was determined 

c. Outline how the data was collected and identify any data collection instrument(s).

13. Define the terms validity and reliability and 

a. Discuss how the validity & reliability of the instruments were/were not addressed in this study and why this is important.

b. Outline how the data were analyzed.

14. Identify the statistics used and the level of measurement of the data described by each statistical test – include in your discussion an explanation of terms used.

a. Briefly, outline the findings and identify any limitations of the study

15. Discuss the trustworthiness and applicability of the study. 

a. Include in your discussion an explanation of the term statistical significance and name the tests of statistical significance used in this study.

 

Part 2: Advanced Pharmacology

Topic: Pharmacology effects of HIV drug during pregnancy.

Disease state:  HIV during pregnancy

1. Introduce the topic (One paragraph)

a. Static data at the global level

b. Static data the USA

2. Describe the  HIV during pregnancy (One paragraph)

3. Describe the pathophysiology of the disease state. (One paragraph)

4. Describe the three main pharmacological agents used for treatment and their effects

a. EFV (One paragraph)

b. lamivudine (3TC)  (One paragraph)

c. tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) (One paragraph)

5.  Describe the effects e expected of the three pharmacological agents used for treatment and their effects

a. EFV (One paragraph)

b. lamivudine (3TC)  (One paragraph)

c. tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) (One paragraph)

6. Describe the side effects e expected of the three pharmacological agents used for treatment and their effects

a. EFV (One paragraph)

b. lamivudine (3TC)  (One paragraph)

c. tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) (One paragraph)

7. Describe the treatment education related to advanced practice nurse.

a. EFV (One paragraph)

b. lamivudine (3TC)  (One paragraph)

c. tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) (One paragraph)

 

Part 3: Decision-making

Topic/ current issue: Higher pay for travel nurses

According to the topic explain:

1. Introduction (One paragraph)

2. Describe that calls into question the alignment of values between an organization and the values of the clinical nurse/advanced practice nurse (Two paragraphs)

3. Describe how its impacts staff nurse engagement and patient outcomes.(Two paragraphs)

4. Discuss how a nurse can use effective relational inquiry models and practical approaches to overcome this current issue (Two paragraphs)

5. Describe their resulting workplace challenges (Two paragraphs)

6. How to encourage collaboration across groups, and (Two paragraphs)

a. Promote effective problem-solving.

b. How to incorporate the system needs and the culture of health may influence the outcomes. 

7. How does this current issue relate to health promotion and disease prevention in the larger picture? (Two paragraphs)

8. Identify a specific instance from your own professional experience in which the values of the organization and the values of clinical nurse/advanced practice nurses did or did not align (Two paragraphs)

a. Describe the impact this had on nurse engagement and patient outcomes.

 

Part 4: Community Nursing

Topic:    H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu) Pandemic   

Page 1

1.  Introduction (general) (one paragraph)

2. Introduction to  H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu) Pandemic   (one paragraph)

3. Mention and describe 3 signs and  3 symptoms of   H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu) Pandemic, and :(one paragraph)

a. How do you diagnose this infectious disease?

4. Outline the factors that may have contributed to the emergence or re-emergence of   H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu) Pandemic   as an infectious disease (one paragraph)

5. How would you prevent a similar occurrence? (one paragraph)

6. Mention the goals of Healthy People 2020 to reduce  Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and (one paragraph):

a. Prevention and control of   Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome    Control Guidelines.

7. Is there a CDC priority for public health response to this specific infectious disease? and (one paragraph)

a. Why

8. What is your thought about emerging antibiotic -resistant microorganisms? (one paragraph) ( Write in the first person)

9. What is your role as a community health nurse? (one paragraph) ( Write in the first person)

10. Mention research studies (at least 3 peer-reviewed journal articles) that validate the information presented through your work. (Two paragraphs)

11. Conclusion (one paragraph)

Part 5: Biology Lab

1. Describe functional-evolutionary diversity of fishes (One paragraph)

a. Body shape and locomotory adaptations

b. Adaptations to freshwater vs. saltwater habitats

2. Describe the external and internal morphological adaptations of fishes about their habitats (Two paragraphs: One paragraph for “a” and “b”; One paragraph for “c” and “d”)

a. Mouth type

b. Position

c. Size

d. Teeth type

3. Describe the external and internal morphological adaptations of fishes about their behaviors   (Two paragraphs: One paragraph for “a” and “b”; One paragraph for “c”)

a.  Anatomy of the fins (size, shape)

b.  Types of behaviors: prey and depredator

c. Digestive systems (length of the intestines, carnivores, omnivores, herbivores)

4. Comet goldfish small, explain  (One paragraph)

a. Where the species is present

b. where in the world it is found in the wild

c.  Geographical distribution

d. Maximum recorded size

e. Habitat preference

f. Diet and trophic level

g. Behavior

5. Blue gourami, explain (One paragraph)

a. Where the species is present

b. where in the world it is found in the wild

c.  Geographical distribution

d. Maximum recorded size

e. Habitat preference

f. Diet and trophic level

g. Behavior

6. Opaline gourami, explain (One paragraph)

a. Where the species is present

b. where in the world it is found in the wild

c.  Geographical distribution

d. Maximum recorded size

e. Habitat preference

f. Diet and trophic level

g. Behavior

7.  For Opaline gourami, Blue gourami and Comet goldfish small explain their needdes in a tank: (Three paragraphs: One paragraph for Opaline gourami; One paragraph Blue gourami and One paragraph for Comet goldfish small)

a. Abiotic tank conditions

b.Water temperature 

c. Water visibility

d. Water salinity

e.  Water alkalinity

f.  Tank features such as décor, rocks, logs, etc

g. Biotic features

h. Compatibility of other species in the tank (e.g., fishes, plants, corals, shrimp, snails, sea stars, etc.)

8. Opaline gourami, Blue gourami and Comet goldfish small  compare (Two paragraphs)

a. Morphology

b. habitats

c. Trophic level,

d. Coloration

e. Behavior.

9.  Of three species, Why the fastest species is Comet goldfish small? (Two paragraphs)

a.  Explain any relationship between its shape and swimming speed compared to the slowest species (Opaline gourami and Blue gourami)

b. Contrast the three species with other fish species in other habitats.

10. Taking that Blue gourami is the slowest species,  have any additional defense mechanism? (One paragraph)

a. Would these species behave similarly in their natural habitats?