500 word essay: Research Questions

Research Questions


1. Referring to Chapter 2 Table 2-2 Research Question Format, create 4 research questions (one of each type) related to your nursing clinical practice area and/or role.

2. Choose 1 of the research questions and, referring to Chapter 2 Table 2-3 Components of Research Questions and Related Criteria, map out the independent and dependent variables, the population, and the testability.

3. Why is this research question of most interest to you?


Submission Instructions:

· Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources. Your initial post is worth 8 points.


Module 1: Lecture Materials & Resources


Read and watch the lecture resources & materials below early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).

(Note: The citations below are provided for your research convenience. You should always cross reference the current APA guide for correct styling of citations and references in your academic work.)


· LoBiondo-Wood, G. & Haber, J. (2014). Nursing research: Methods and critical appraisal for evidence-based practice (8th ed.). Mosby, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc.

· Chapters 1, 2, & 20

· Use Chapter 1 Box 1-1 Highlighting Critical Reading Strategies (p. 11) as you read research/inquiry articles throughout this course.


· American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).

· Use as a guide for writing in current APA format.



· As part of your readings in this Module, please also review the following:

· Syllabus

· APA and Research Guides



Online Materials & Resources

· Visit the CINAHL Complete under the A-to-Z Databases on the University Library’s website and locate the articles below:

· Echevarria, I. M. & Walker, S. (2014). To make your case, start with a PICOT question. Nursing 2014, 44(2), 18-19.

· Explore/View the website(s) below:

· Stevens, K., (May 31, 2013). The impact of evidence-based practice in nursing and the next big ideas. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 18(2), Manuscript 4 at http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Vol-18-2013/No2-May-2013/Impact-of-Evidence-Based-Practice.html

· (Links to an external site.)


· Malik, A. (2012, March 13). Innovation [Video file]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Uh1KxcpWz0

· Innovation

· (Links to an external site.)

· Innovation

· Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. (2014, May 8). Innovations in nursing at Ohio State — Introduction [Video file]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqBQPEG_g5E

· Innovations in Nursing at Ohio State — Introduction

· (Links to an external site.)

· Innovations in Nursing at Ohio State -- Introduction

· Show Me The Evidence. (2015, August 19). How to use the PICO method to form a clinical question [Video file]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3IS1cV-tLQ

· How to Use the PICO Method to Form a Clinical Question

· (Links to an external site.)

· How to Use the PICO Method to Form a Clinical Question

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