Topic 1: Qualitative Research Design Topic 2: Practice – Evaluating Qualitative Research

Topic 1: Qualitative Research Design Topic 2: Practice – Evaluating Qualitative Research

Using the knowledge and insights gained from the textbook and other reliable sources answer the following. Define, in your own words, qualitative research. Locate and cite two different types of qualitative research articles related to your PICOT project. Provide a brief explanation of each design. Identify a potential qualitative research study that is important to nursing and describe which design you would use for this study, why you would use that design, and how the information generated from the study could be applied in nursing practice. Reflect on the value of qualitatitve research adding to the science, knowledge, and practice of nursing. Using the four general areas for evaluating a qualitative study, post a summary of the article referenced in this unit: “Making critical appraisals of for summaries of Evidence-Based Medicine.” Make sure to respond to at least two of your peers’ posts. This is not a graded Discussion.