Here you will find research carried out by nurses with extensive knowledge in research methods, methodology, evaluation techniques, and applying scientific evidence to nursing practice. This collection will focus on specific methods and techniques used to carry out nursing research rather than topical research using a particular method or technique.

Research topics that can be found within this collection may include, but are not limited to:

Analytics; Components of Research; Focus Group Methods; How to Use & Apply Research Information; Multi Trait Research; Multi Method Research; Qualitative Research; Quantitative Research; Research Formulation & Strategies; Research Resources; Research Techniques; Translational Research; Types of Research

Prior to an item’s inclusion in this collection it has been through a peer-review process conducted by experienced nursing researchers. The collection contains full-text submissions, some of which may be embargoed for a period of time to allow the author to pursue traditional publishing options.


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Recent Submissions

  • IMRaD Structure in Qualitative Research Reporting 

    Martinez, Rudolf Cymorr Kirby P. (2017-12-07)
    This paper presents a proposed content in IMRaD structure, APA formatted qualitative research papers
  • Quality in Qualitative Research 

    Martinez, Rudolf Cymorr Kirby P. (2017-12-07)
    This presentation outlines how rigor can be ascertained in the conduct of a qualitative research. It first gives an overview of the nature of qualitative inquiry then tackles the varying meaning and methods of appreciating ...
  • Parallel and factor analysis for delimiting items in a three-dimensional construct of clarity for nurses 

    Felgen, Jayne; Nelson, John W. (2016-10-21)
    Introduction: Clarity of Self, Role and System is a newly developed tool that measures clarity for patient care providers as it relates to self, role and system. The instrument is based on work by Jayne Felgen and Mary ...
  • A multistudy validation of an instrument for nurse job satisfaction 

    Nelson, John W.; Persky, Georgia J.; Hozak, Mary Ann; Albu, Alice; Hinds, Pamela S.; Savik, Kay (2015-12-07)
    Objective: This study aims to validate an instrument of nurse job satisfaction, the Healthcare Environment Survey (HES), across settings and time through an organizational change. Methods: This is a retrospective study ...
  • Nursing paradigms and theories: A primer 

    Jackson, Jennifer Irene (2015-01-26)
    A nurse’s philosophical outlook influences his or her daily nursing practice. This outlook includes paradigms and theories, which reflect a nurse’s values, and exert significant influence over nursing practice. ...

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