Assigned Article for Critique:Falkenstrom, M.K. (2017). A qualitative study of difficult nurse-patient encounters in home health care. Advances in Nursing Science, 40(2),168-183. doi: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000156
For this Assignment, you will evaluate the purpose statements in assigned journal article and consider the alignment of theory, problem, and purpose. You will also explain your position on the relationship between research and social change.
Alignment means that a research study possesses clear and logical connections among all of its various components. To achieve these connections, researchers must carefully craft the components of their study such that when they are viewed together, there is a coherent interrelationship.
As you read the authors’ purpose statements, consider how well the intent of the study, and its connection to the problem and theoretical framework, is presented. Also consider if the purpose statement reveals the study’s potential for engendering positive social change.
As you know, social change is a distinguishing feature of University’s mission. Positive social change implies a transformation that results in positive outcomes. This can happen at many levels (e.g., individual, family systems, neighborhoods, organizations, nationally and globally); and positive social change can occur at different rates: slow and gradual or fast and radical.
For this assignment:Write a critique of the research study in which you:• 1. Evaluate the purpose statement.
Use The Purpose Statement Checklist serves as a guide for your evaluation. Please do not respond to the checklist in a Yes/No format in writing your Discussion post.
• 2. Analyze alignment among the theory, research problem, and purpose.• 3. Explain your position on the relationship between research and social change.
Be sure to support your Main Issue Post and Response Post with reference in APA Style.
Discussion Posting Content 12 (40%) – 13.4 (44.67%)Discussion posting demonstrates a good understanding of most of the concepts and key points presented in the text(s) and Learning Resources. Posting provides moderate detail (including at least one pertinent example), evidence from the readings and other scholarly sources, and discerning ideas. 13.5 (45%) – 15 (50%)Discussion posting demonstrates an excellent understanding of all of the concepts and key points presented in the text(s) and Learning Resources. Posting provides significant detail (including multiple relevant examples), evidence from the readings and other scholarly sources, and discerning ideas.Peer Feedback and Interaction 8 (26.67%) – 8.9 (29.67%)Response posting is good and partially contributes to the quality of interaction by offering adequate constructive critiques, suggestions, in-depth questions, additional resources, and stimulating thoughts and/or probes that draw from the readings and other scholarly sources. 9 (30%) – 10 (33.33%)Response posting is excellent and fully contributes to the quality of interaction by offering substantive constructive critiques, suggestions, in-depth questions, additional resources, and stimulating thoughts and/or probes that draw from the readings and other scholarly sources.Writing 4 (13.33%) – 4.4 (14.67%)Postings are mostly consistent with graduate-level writing style. Postings may have some small organization, scholarly tone, writing, or APA Style issues, and/or may contain a few writing and spelling errors. 4.5 (15%) – 5 (16.67%)Postings are well organized, use scholarly tone, contain original writing and proper paraphrasing, follow APA Style, contain very few or no writing and/or spelling errors, and are fully consistent with graduate-level writing style.
The post Difficult nurse-patient encounters in home health care.