NURS 6002: Foundations for Graduate Study
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Week 3: Scholarship and Nursing Practice
Laureate Education (Producer). (2018). Your Toolbox for Success [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.
Laureate Education (Producer). (2018). Scholarship [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.
Laureate Education (Producer). (2018). The Walden Journey to a Masters in Nursing: Scholarship [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.
Analyze research databases for identifying peer-reviewed articles (D)
Analyze peer-reviewed research (A)
Justify the use of peer-reviewed research in professional practice (A)
Analyze strategies for finding peer-reviewed research (D, A)
Week 3, Days 1â€“2
Read the Learning Resources.
Compose your initial Discussion post.
Begin to compose Part 3 of your Assignment.
Week 3, Day 3
Deadline to post your initial Discussion post.
Continue to compose Part 3 of your Assignment.
Week 3, Days 4â€“5
Review peer Discussion posts.
Compose your peer Discussion responses. (Make sure to participate in the Discussion on three different days.)
Continue to compose Part 3 of your Assignment.
Week 3, Day 6
Last day to post Discussion responses.
Week 3, Day 7
Deadline to submit Part 3 of your Assignment.
Al-Jundi, A., & Sakka, S. (2017). Critical appraisal of clinical research. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR, 11(5), JE01â€“JE05. https://doi.org/10.7860/JCDR/2017/26047.9942
Shellenbarger, T. (2016). Simplifying synthesis. Nurse Author & Editor, 26(3). Retrieved from http://naepub.com/reporting-research/2016-26-3-3/
Walden University Library. (n.d.). Databases A-Z: Nursing. Retrieved October 4, 2019 from https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/az.php?s=19981
Walden University Library. (n.d.). Evaluating resources: Journals. Retrieved October 4, 2019, from https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/library/evaluating/resource-types/journals
Walden University Library. (n.d.). Instructional media: Fundamentals of library research. Retrieved October 4, 2019 from https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/library/instructionalmedia/researchfundamentals
Walden University Writing Center. (n.d.). Retrieved November 14, 2018, from https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/home
Walden University Writing Center. (n.d.). Common assignments: Synthesizing your sources. https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/assignments/literaturereview/synthesizing
Walden University Writing Center. (n.d.). Scholarly writing: Overview. Retrieved November 14, 2018, from https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/scholarly
Walden University Writing Center. (n.d.). Webinars: Technical information. Retrieved November 14, 2018, from https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/webinars/technical
Document: Academic Success and Professional Development Plan Template (Word document)
Document: Introduction to Scholarly Writing: Tips for success (PDF)
Laureate Education (Producer). (2018). Introduction to Scholarly Writing: Purpose, Audience, and Evidence [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.
Laureate Education (Producer). (2018). Introduction to Scholarly Writing: Tips for Success [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.
Discussion: Using the Walden Library
Where can you find evidence to inform your thoughts and scholarly writing? Throughout your degree program, you will use research literature to explore ideas, guide your thinking, and gain new insights. As you search the research literature, it is important to use resources that are peer-reviewed and from scholarly journals. You may already have some favorite online resources and databases that you use or have found useful in the past. For this Discussion, you explore databases available through the Walden Library.
Note: Unless otherwise noted, initial postings to Discussions are due on or before Day 3, and response postings are due on or before Day 6. You are required to participate in the Discussion on at least three different days (a different day for main post and each response). It is important to adhere to the weekly time frame to allow others ample time to respond to your posting. In addition, you are expected to respond to questions directed toward your own initial posting in a timely manner.
Review the information presented in the Learning Resources for using the Walden Library, searching the databases, and evaluating online resources.
Begin searching for a peer-reviewed article that pertains to your practice area and interests you.
By Day 3
Post the following:
Using proper APA formatting, cite the peer-reviewed article you selected that pertains to your practice area and is of particular interest to you and identify the database that you used to search for the article. Explain any difficulties you experienced while searching for this article. Would this database be useful to your colleagues? Explain why or why not. Would you recommend this database? Explain why or
My area of interest is Psych
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