(solution) Chamberlain College of Nursing Based Practice NR439: Evidence-

(solution) Chamberlain College of Nursing Based Practice NR439: Evidence-

Attached is the assignment guidelines and instructions
Chamberlain College of Nursing
Based Practice NR439: Evidence- Research Article Review
Guidelines
PURPOSE
The purpose of this assignment is for the student to learn to assimilate, analyze, critique, and
summarize an original research article. Student is to select a report of a single, original study that
has been published within the last five years from the CCN Library. COURSE OUTCOMES
Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to meet the following course
outcomes:
CO1: Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional nursing practice. (PO
#7)
CO2: Apply research principles to the interpretation of the content of published research
studies. (POs #4 and 8)
CO4: Evaluate published nursing research for credibility and lab significance related to
evidence-based practice. (POs #4 and 8)
CO5: Recognize the role of research findings in evidence-based practice. (POs #7 and 8) POINTS
The assignment is worth a total of 200 points. DUE DATE
You are to submit your paper to the Week 6 Research Article Review Dropbox by Sunday 11:59 p.m.
MT at the end of Week 6. REQUIREMENTS
Through this assignment, the student will:
1. Conduct a systematic search of relevant databases to find research-based evidence related
to a nursing problem (CO 1); Student is to use the CCN library for search.
2. Critique a peer-reviewed study, indicating the research question, sample, design of study,
data collection method, findings, and limitations of each (CO 2, CO 4,)
3. Summarize the research article and evaluate the significance to nursing. (CO 3).
4. Please remember this assignment can be sent to Turnitin Week One draft box for review. If
you wait until late Sunday night to submit, you may not receive your feedback in time if you
need to make changes. Final submission must be in the Week 6 Assignment Dropbox and
student will not receive Turnitin results. Please read the announcement on the Turnitin
information.
5. Article must be from CCN Library and student is required to document working permalink to
article.
NR439: Research Article Review Guidelines 6/21/16 jm 1 Chamberlain College of Nursing
Based Practice
PREPARING THE PAPER NR439: Evidence- Conduct a PICO(T) search on the nursing problem that you identified in Week 2, Discussion
questions. Select one most recent peer-reviewed study that describes original research in a single
study.
Analyze the article and provide the following information in brief format: research question the study;
type of sample and number of participants; research design of the study, findings of the study; and
limitations of the study. Summarize the importance to nursing.
The estimated length of this paper is four (4) pages, excluding the title page and References page.
Summarize the results of the study as outlined below:
1. Write a brief introduction to your paper, however do not label it as an ?Introduction? in
accordance with the rules of APA scholarly writing.
2. State the research question for this study in a paragraph.
3. Describe the research design of this study.
4. Explain how the sample was selected and include the number of participants. Make a
judgment as to whether the sample size was adequate, and defend your answer why or why
not.
5. Describe the data collection method(s) including who collected data, what tools were used,
and other pertinent information.
6. Identify the limitations of the study, and describe how the limitations could be overcome in
subsequent studies.
7. Describe the findings reported in the study. What is the answer to the research question
based on these findings? If the study fails to answer the research question, what do you
believe is the reason?
8. Summarize the article. Based on these findings, is the evidence that you found on your topic
strong enough to suggest a change in practice, or an idea for practice? Please provide the
rationale for your answer.
9. List your references, formatted in APA style, On the References page. Guidelines and a
sample paper on APA may be found under Course Home in the Course Resources link.
Follow the guidelines for writing professional papers using APA formatting as described in the
6th edition of the manual. GRADING CRITERIA
Category Point
s % Description Research
Question 20 10% In a short paragraph, state the research question of this study. Design of Study 20 10% Describe the research design used in the study Sample/Populatio
n of the study 25 12.5 Comment on how the sample was selected and on the number
% of participants. Is the number adequate? Why or why not? Data Collection
Methods 25 12.5
Describe the data collection procedure.
% Limitations 20 10% Describe the limitations found in the study. NR439: Research Article Review Guidelines 6/21/16 jm 2 Chamberlain College of Nursing
Based Practice NR439: Evidence- 25 12.5 Based on this study, what are the findings? What is the answer
% to the research question? Does the study fail to answer the
question, and if so, why? (See rubric for
categories and
breakdown of
points.) 25 12.5 Summary of all aspects of the study is clear and
% comprehensive. Rationale for decisions related to use of study
findings is clear. Selection of Article 20 Selects appropriate, single study from professional, peer10% reviewed literature from the CCN Library and provides working
permalink to article. Grammar,
Punctuation, and
Spelling/ APA
Formatting 20 10% Total 200 Findings
Summary of
Article No more than 0?3 errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
APA formatting is correct with 0?3 errors. 100% A quality paper will meet or exceed all of the above
requirements. GRADING RUBRIC
Assignment
Criteria A
(92-100%)
Outstanding or
highest level of
performance B
(84-91%)
Very good or
high level of
performance C
(76-83%)
Competent or
satisfactory level
of performance F
(0-75%)
Poor or failing or
unsatisfactory
level of
performance Pts. Research
question
(20 points) Fully describes
the research
question.
(18-20 points) Partially
describes the
research
question
(17 points) Minimally
describes the
research
question.
(15-16 points) Does not
describe the
research
question.
(0-14 points) /20 Design of the
study.
(20 points) Fully describes
the design of the
study
(18-20 points) Partially
describes the
design of the
study
(17 points) Minimally
describes the
design of the
study
(15-16 points) Does not
describe the
design of the
study
(0-14 points) /20 Sample/
population of
the study
(25 points) Fully describes
the sample used
in the study.
(23-25 points) Partially
describes the
sample used in
the study.
(21-22 points) Minimally
describes the
sample used in
the study.
(19-20 points) Does not
describe the
sample used in
the study.
(0-18 points) /25 Data
collection Fully describes
the data Partially
describes the Minimally
describes the Does not
describe the data /25 NR439: Research Article Review Guidelines 6/21/16 jm 3 Chamberlain College of Nursing
Based Practice NR439: Evidence- methods
(25 points) collection
method used in
the study.
(23-25 points) data collection
method used in
the study.
(21-22 points) data collection
method used in
the study.
(19-20 points) collection
method used in
the study.
(0-18 points) Limitations
(20 points) Fully describes
the limitations
found in the
study.
(18-20 points) Partially describe
the limitations
found in the
study.
(17 points) Minimally
describe the
limitations found
in the study.
(15-16 points) Does not
describe the
limitations found
in the study.
(0-14 points) /20 Findings
(25 points) Fully describes
the findings of
the study.
(23-25 points) Partially
describes the
findings of the
study.
(21-22points) Minimally
describes the
findings of the
study.
(19-20 points) Does not
describe the
findings of the
study.
(0-18 points) /25 Summary
(25 points) Summarizes
study and states
rationale for
whether a
change in
practice is
warranted
(23-25 points) Partially
summarizes
study and states
rationale for
whether a
change in
practice is
warranted.
(21-22 points) Minimally
summarizes
study and states
rationale for
whether a
change in
practice is
warranted.
(19-20 points) Does not
summarize study
and does not
give rationale for
whether a
change in
practice is
warranted.
(0-18 points) /25 Article
selection
(20 points) Closely related
to research
question, peerreviewed. Single
primary research
study that
produces a high
level of
evidence, for
example,
(randomized
controlled trial,
clinical trial or
cohort trial)
reported in the
article. Uploads
working
permalink to
CCN Library
Article.
(18-20 points) Mostly related to
research
question and
peer-reviewed
OR case study
reported in the
article.
Uploads working
permalink to
CCN Library
Article.
(17 points) Somewhat
related to
research
question and is a
nursing source
but not peerreviewed OR
opinion or
editorial reported
in the article.
Uploads working
permalink to
CCN Library
Article.
(15-16 points) Not related to
research
question
OR questionable
source, but not
peer-reviewed
OR not an article
but is instead a
website or other
publication. OR
Does not upload
working
permalink to
CCN Library
Article.
(0-14 points) /20 Grammar,
punctuation,
and spelling/
APA No more than 0?
3 errors in
grammar,
punctuation, No more than4?6
errors in
grammar,
punctuation, No more than 79 errors in
grammar,
punctuation, More than10
errors
(0-14 points) /20 NR439: Research Article Review Guidelines 6/21/16 jm 4 Chamberlain College of Nursing
Based Practice
formatting
(20 points) APA, and
spelling.
(18-20 points) APA, and
spelling
(17 points) NR439: EvidenceAPA, and
spelling
(15-16 points) Total Points = 200 NR439: Research Article Review Guidelines __ / 200 points 6/21/16 jm 5