Purpose and Overview
The purpose of this assignment is for the student to demonstrate his or her knowledge of the research process by analyzing one quantitative research study.
In Week 3, the mentor will select the research report for this critique, and will post the reference and/or link to the article in an announcement to the class.
Prepare a grammatically correct paper, in APA format, that addresses the following about the assigned research study/report. Submit your paper using the assignment submission link. Note: Chapter 2 in Rebar and Gersch has a good overview of how to critique research reports.
Overview of study
oTitle appropriate to study
oAbstract with essential elements
oStatement of Purpose(s)
oResearch studies relevant and current
oLink to nursing/nursing science
oExplicates research question(s), hypothesis(es), and/or objective(s)
oResearch question/hypothesis/objective presented
oStudy design linked to research question(s)/objective(s)/hypothesis(es)
oStudy variables present with definitions
oSampling method linked to question and design
oEthical consideration present
oData collection methods consistent with question/design
oData analysis method linked to level of measurement
Discussion/recommendations linked to findings
I will also attach the rubric and article that has to be critiqued.
Added on 18.03.2016 19:21
I have attached the article this needs to be used for this assignment, Comparing Portable Computers with Bedside Computers When Administering Medications Using Bedside Medication Verification. I also attached the rubric for detail on what should be included in the paper. Thanks.