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Nursing Research Guide for NURC1213

Research guide for finding sources for NURC1213, Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing

Welcome

Welcome to the Nursing Research Guide for NURC1213.

This semester you will learn about searching the CINAHL database and the internet to find resources for your group project. You will complete a worksheet demonstrating what you've learned.

Learning Objectives:

  • Write a focused research question
  • Identify concepts of the research question and appropriate keywords and subject headings
  • Construct a search strategy
  • Locate information
  • Use limiters to refine results
  • Differentiate between searching free vs. fee resources
  • Analyze results
  • Recognize structured abstracts
  • Apply APA citation format
  • Explore patient education resources

Learning Activities:

  • Attend class demonstration of library resources
  • Review NURC1213 Nursing Research LibGuide (you are already here!), read content and watch videos
  • Practice searching resources:
    • CINAHL
    • Internet: Consumer Health Resources

Assessment:

Complete research worksheet, found in the Canvas Classroom
 

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