The purpose of this assignment is to retrieve a minimum of 5 nursing research publications based on an approved research problem. The goal is to be able to differentiate research from other types of publications, with a focus on recent, quantitative, nursing research. Copies of 5 retrieved full‐text publications are to be submitted with an accurately cited reference page formatted in APA style. At least one of the authors on each article must be a nurse.
GROUP LITERATURE REVIEW GRADING CRITERIA
1. Submission of 5 Nursing Research Publications 30%
a. Published articles are RESEARCH
b. Articles are from a quality peer‐reviewed nursing journal
c. At least one of the lead authors of each article is a nurse
d. Minimum of 2 studies that were published in the past 5 years
e. Maximum of 1 qualitative study permitted
f. No meta‐analyses or comprehensive reviews are permitted
g. Copy of full article is required, not just abstract
2. Literature Review Outline60%
a. Introduction provided that includes research question and databases used for search and concepts used for search. Major headings provided.
b. Summarize major findings of each study included under each major heading
c. At the end of each major heading, summarize similarities and differences.
2. Reference Page in APA format 10%
a. Running head
b. Page numbers
c. References heading
d. Correct spelling
e. Citations accurately referenced
f. One point deduction for each unique APA error