Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional nursing practice..
PurposeYou are tolocate and document research databases that relate
to a significant clinical nursing issue of your choice. The research databases
may be labeled as such, or may be collections of research studies and reports.You
are not looking for research or articles, you are looking for new databases.Course OutcomesThis assignment enables the student to meet the following
course outcome: CO
1: Examine the sources of evidence that
contribute to professional nursing practice. (PO #7)Due Date:You are to identify a total
of five research databases(or collections of research-based evidence) that are
relevant to a significant clinical nursing issue that is important to you.
Submit the descriptions using the form provided in Doc Sharing to the Week 3
Dropboxby11:59 p.m.Sunday (MT).PointsThe assignment is worth a total of 175 points. Please see
the grading rubric for details.Requirements1.
Choose a topic of interestto you that
is a significant clinical nursing issue. Please note that the databases you
identify could be useful sources of information for your Capstone project in
NR451, so choose your topic thoughtfully. 2.
Download the NR439_Research_Database_Form
from Doc Sharing and type information about each database directly onto the
form. Your paper does NOT need to follow APA formatting; however, you are
expected to use correct grammar, spelling, syntax, and write in complete
Save the file by clicking Save as
and adding your last name, e.g., NR439_Research Database_Smith.docx.4.
Describe your topic of interest.This
is worth 15 points.5.
Locate a total of five research
databases related to your topic. Each research database description is worth 30
points. You may search for these in various locations, e.g., the Internet or
the CCN Library. You may NOT choose the databases that are already familiar to you MEDLINE,
PUBMED (which also indexes MEDLINE), GOOGLE SCHOLAR, and CINAHL.Instead,
you are expected to expand your knowledge of evidence-based sources. Places to
help you begin include your textbook, which lists databases and websites that
report research. The Chamberlain online library (.chamberlain.edu/>http://library.chamberlain.edu) gives you access to several databases and provide tutorials
for searching. Government sites such as those at the National Institutes of
Health offer collections of research on a variety of subjects. The key to
choosing the databasesis that each contains research-based evidence that also
pertains to your topic of interest. Again you are looking for new databases to
use in the future and not articles related to your nursing clinical issue. 6.
Review each database to gather
information to create a description for the assignment. Each description must:a.
identify the title of the research
describethe location of the research
database in a way that a reader could find it. This should be the URL. This URL
should take you to the home page of the database.c.
name owner or publisher of the
describe the research database. This
must be in your own words and not copied and pasted from the original source.
Include the purpose of the database and the subject matter it covers. This may be
two to three sentences; ande.
explain how the research found in
the database relates to your topic of interest. This may be a two or three
Submit to the Research Database
basket in the Dropbox by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday at the end of Week 3. Please post
question about this paper in the Q & A Forum.ExampleThe following is an example of a description for JBI:Title
of Database:Joanna Briggs Institute for Evidence-Based Nursing and
of Database (URL):.joannabriggs.edu.au/>www.joannabriggs.edu.auOwner
or publisher of Database:Joanna
Briggs Institute for Evidence-Based Nursing and Midwifery (JBI)Describe (in your own words) the research database or
collection of research including the purpose and the subject matter it covers: The Joanna Briggs Institute is an international
not-for-profit Research and Development Organization that provides evidence-based
resources for healthcare professionals in nursing, midwifery, medicine, and
allied health. Those with membershipare able to obtain
evidence-based practice information from systematic reviews, evaluation
reports, electronic journals, best-practice information, and consumer
how the source relates to your topic of interest:JBI is relevant to my topic of
interest because it provides reports, systematic reviews,and journal articles, and
best-practice information on current issues in healthcare. Hospitalreadmissions are a major issue in
healthcare. The database had several resourcesaddressing the problem of hospital
readmissions and identifying strategies for