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NURS 8200 Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice: Welcome & Course Readings

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NURS 8200 Required Course Readings


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Allbutt, H., & Masters, H. (2010). Ethnography and the ethics of undertaking research in different mental healthcare settings. Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing, 17(3), 210-215. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2850.2009.01493.x

Bonner, L. M., Simons, C. E., Parker, L. E., Yano, E. M., & Kirchner, J. E. (2010). 'To take care of the patients': Qualitative analysis of Veterans Health Administration personnel experiences with a clinical informatics system. Implementation Science, 5, 63-70. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-5-63

Bradley, E. H., Curry, L. A., & Devers, K. J. (2007). Qualitative data analysis for health services research: Developing taxonomy, themes, and theory. Health Services Research, 42(4), 1758-1772. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2006.00684.x

Chow, M. Y., Quine, S., & Li, M. (2010). The benefit of using a mixed methods approach—quantitative with qualitative—to identify client satisfaction and unmet needs in an HIV healthcare centre. AIDS Care, 22(4), 491-498.

Corrigan, P. W., Tsang, H. H., Shi, K., Lam, C. S., & Larson, J. (2010). Chinese and American employers’ perspectives regarding hiring people with behaviorally driven health conditions: The role of stigma. Social Science & Medicine, 71(12), 2162-2169. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.08.025

Esposito, D., Taylor E. F., & Gold, M. (2009). Using qualitative and quantitative methods to evaluate small-scale disease management pilot program. Population Health Management, 12(1), 3-15.

Fisher, K., Orkin, F., & Frazer, C. (2010). Utilizing conjoint analysis to explicate health care decision making by emergency department nurses: A feasibility study. Applied Nursing Research, 23(1), 30-35. doi:10.1016/j.apnr.2008.03.004

Fletcher, A., Cooper, J. R., Helms, P., Northington, L., & Winters, K. (2009). Stemming the tide of childhood obesity in an underserved urban African American population: A pilot study. ABNF Journal, 20(2), 44-48.

Fouquier, K.F. (2011). The concept of motherhood among three generations of African American women. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 43(2), 145–153.

Goboury, I., Boon, H., Verhoef, M., Bujold, M., Lapierre, L. M., & Moher, D. (2010). Practicioners’ validation of framework of team-oriented practice models in integrative health care: A mixed methods study. BMC Health Services Research, 10, 289.

Grey, M., Whittemore, R., Jaser, S., Ambrosino, J., Lindemann, E., Liberti, L., Northrup, V., & Dziura, J. (2009). Effects of coping skills training in school-age children with Type 1 diabetes. Research in Nursing & Health, 32(4), 405–418

Hoerster, K. D., Mayer, J. A., Gabbard, S., Kronick, R. G., Roesch, S. C., Malcarne, V. L., & Zuniga, M. L. (2011). Impact of individual-, environmental-, and policy-level factors on health care utilization among US farmworkers. American Journal of Public Health, 101(4), 685-692. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2009.190892

Jadcherla, S. R., Wang, M., Vijayapal, A. S., & Leuthner, S. R. (2010). Impact of prematurity and co-morbidities on feeding milestones in neonates: A retrospective study. Journal of Perinatology, 30(3), 201-8. DOI:10.1038/jp.2009.149

Lavoie-Tremblay, M., Paquet, M., Duchesne, M., Santo, A., Gavrancic, A., Courcy, F., & Gagnon, S. (2010). Retaining nurses and other hospital workers: An intergenerational perspective of the work climate. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 42(4), 414-422. doi:10.1111/j.1547-5069.2010.01370.x

Methey, N.A., Davis-Jackson, J., & Stewart, B.J. (2010). Effectiveness of an aspiration risk-reduction protocol. Nursing Research, 59(1), 18–25.

Newhouse, R.P., Morlock. L., Pronovost, P., & Breckenridge-Sproat, S. (2011). Rural hospital nursing: Results of a national survey of nurse executives. Journal of Nursing Administration, 41(3), 129–137.

Onwuegbuzie, A. J., Johnson, R. B., & Collins, K. M. (2009). Call for mixed analysis: A philosophical framework for combining qualitative and quantitative approaches. International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches, 3(2), 144-139.

Ostlund, U., Kidd, L., Wengstrom, Y., & Neneh, R. (2011). Combining qualitative and quantitative research within mixed method research designs: A methodological review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 48(3), 369-383. doi:10.1016/j.ihnurstu.2010.10.005

Polit, D. F., & Tatano-Beck, C. (2010). Generalization in quantitative and qualitative research: Myths and strategies. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 47(11), 1451-1458. doi:10.1016/j.inurstu.2010.06.004

Smith, J., & Firth, J. (2011). Qualitative data analysis: The framework approach. Nurse Researcher, 18(2), 52-62. 

Sternberg, R., & Barry, C. (2011). Transnational mothers crossing the border and bringing their health care needs. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 43(1), 64-71. doi:10.1111/j.1547-5069.2010.01383.x

Tjia, J., Field, T., Garber, L., Donovan, J., Kanaan, A., Raebel, M., & ... Gurwitz, J. (2010). Development and pilot testing of guidelines to monitor high-risk medications in the ambulatory setting. American Journal of Managed Care, 16(7), 489-496.

Tritica-Majnaric, L., Zekic-Susac, M., Sarlija, N., & Vitale, B. (2010). Prediction of influenza vaccination outcome by neural networks and logistic regression. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 43(5), 774-81. doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2010.04.011

Uhlig, T., Fongen, C., Steen, E., Christie, A., & Odegard, S. (2010). Exploring Tai Chi in rheumatoid arthritis: A quantitative and qualitative study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 11, 43.

Van Aken, R., & Taylor, B. (2010). Emerging from depression: The experiential process of healing touch explored through grounded theory and case study. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 16(3), 132-137. doi:10.1016/j.ctcp.2009.11.001

Watts, S., Gee, J., O'Day, M., Schaub, K., Lawrence, R., Aron, D., & Kirsh, S. (2009). Program evaluation. Nurse practitioner-led multidisciplinary teams to improve chronic illness care: the unique strengths of nurse practitioners applied to shared medical appointments/group visits. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 21(3), 167-172.  Not available in the library

Whiting, L., & Vickers, P. (2010). Conducting qualitative research with palliative care patients: Applying Hammick's research ethics wheel. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 16(2), 58-68.

Williams, H., Harris, R., & Turner-Strokes, L. (2009). Work sampling: a quantitative analysis of nursing activity in a neuro-rehabilitation setting. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65(10), 2097-2107.

Xiao, Y., Griffin, M. P., Lake, D. E., & Moorman, J. R. (2010). Nearest-neighbor and logistic regression analyses of clinical and heart rate characteristics in the early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis. Medical Decision Making, 30(2), 258-66. DOI: 10.1177/0272989X09337791

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