NU500-8B-Unit 6 Discussion 1 – Theory, Research, And Practice

NU500-8B-Unit 6 Discussion 1 – Theory, Research, And Practice. Complete a library search for a nursing research article from a peer-reviewed nursing journal that uses a grand or middle-range nursing theory as the theoretical framework for a research study in the practice setting…

NU500-8B-Unit 6 Discussion 1 – Theory, Research, And Practice

  • Complete a library search for a nursing research article from a peer-reviewed nursing journal that uses a grand or middle-range nursing theory as the theoretical framework for a research study in the practice setting.
  • Present the article and describe how the nursing theory was used to guide the research study.
  • Discuss how application of theoretical frameworks and models can strengthen nursing research studies and promote theory-based practice within the nursing profession.
  • Be sure to supplement your discussion with personal and professional experiences.
  • Attach the article to your initial discussion post.

Responses need to address all components of the question, demonstrate critical thinking and analysis and include peer-reviewed journal evidence to support the student’s position.

Minimum of two references

Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format. 

Unit 6 Required Resources

  • McEwen, M. & Wills, E. (2019). Theoretical basis for nursing (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 9781496351203.
    • Chapters 13, 17, & 20 
  • Chinn, P. & Kramer, M. (2018) Knowledge development in nursing: Theory and process (10th ed.). St. Louis, MO:  Elsevier. ISBN 9780323530613
    • Chapter 11
  • Langley, M. E., & Brown, S. T. (2010). Perceptions of the use of reflective learning journals in online graduate nursing education (Links to an external site.)Nursing Education Perspectives, 31(1), 12-7. 
  • American Nurses Association (2018). ANA standards for excellence (Links to an external site.). [Website].  Retrieved from https://www.nursingworld.org/ana/about-ana/standards/.
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (2018). ANCC: Promoting excellence in nursing (Links to an external site.). [Website].  Retrieved from https://www.nursingworld.org/ancc/.
  • Hilton, K. & Anderson, A. (2018).  The psychology of change (Links to an external site.) [PowerPoint Slides].  Retrieved from http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/IHIWhitePapers/IHI-Psychology-of-Change-Framework.aspx
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Presentations

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Websites

  • National Institute of Nursing Research (Links to an external site.) – The NINR is one of the leading institutes of Nursing Research. Click the link and learn more. Key topics areas include: 
    • Promoting Health and Preventing Disease
    • Improving Quality of Life 
    • Eliminating Health Disparities 
    • Setting Directions for End-of-Life Research 
  • National Institute of Health (Links to an external site.) – Nurses participate in all forms of medical research. Check out emerging studies at the NIH. What’s happening in your specialty?
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