Qualitative research appraisal
Write a critical appraisal that demonstrates comprehension of two qualitative research studies. Use the attached “Research Critique Guidelines – Part 1” document to organize your essay. Successful completion of this assignment requires that you provide the rationale, include examples, and reference content from the studies in your responses.
Use the practice problem and two qualitative, peer-reviewed research articles you identified in the Topic 1 assignment to complete this assignment.
In a 1,000 word essay, summarize two qualitative studies, explain the ways in which the findings might be used in nursing practice, and address ethical considerations associated with the conduct of the study.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
RUBRIC BELOW MUST BE FOLLOWED
Two articles are presented. Both articles are based on qualitative research.
The background of the study, including problem, significance to nursing, purpose, objective, and research questions, is thorough with substantial relevant details and extensive explanation.
A clear discussion on how articles support the PICOT question is presented. The articles demonstrate strong support in answering the proposed PICOT question. The interventions and comparison groups in the articles strongly compare to those identified in the PICOT question.
A thorough discussion of the method of study for each article is presented. The comparison of study methods is described in detail. A benefit and a limitation of each method are presented. The discussion demonstrates a solid understanding of research methods.
Discussion of study results, including findings and implications for nursing practice, is thorough with substantial relevant details and extensive explanation.
Discussion of ethical considerations associated with the conduct of nursing research is thorough with substantial relevant details and extensive explanation. A detailed discussion of the ethical considerations of the two articles used in the essay is presented.
The thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. The thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.
The argument is clear and convincing and presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative
Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and the format is free of error.