Using the readings from McEwen and Wills (2014) chapter 19: application of theory in nursing research, address the following for your initial discussion post:
- Complete a library search for a peer-reviewed journal article that integrates nursing theory and research. (Looking for a research study that utilizes a nursing theory, not an editorial-type article)
- Present the article and discuss how the nursing theory was integrated, as well as the benefits of nursing theory in nursing research. (Please attach the article to your initial discussion post.)
- Discuss the relationship between theory and research in nursing.
- Be sure to supplement your discussion with personal and professional experiences.
Responses need to address all components of the question, demonstrate critical thinking and analysis, and include peer reviewed journal evidence to support the student’s position.
Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.
This topic is valued at 40 points. Please review the rubric to ensure that your response meets the criteria.
Estimated time to complete: 2 hours