Nur 443 History of Nursing Research Worksheet

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History of Nursing Research Worksheet

There have been many influential publications, agencies, and people in the field of nursing research. Write 1–3 sentences in each cell of the table below to describe the importance, goal, or influence of each item.



History of Nursing Research Worksheet
NUR/443 Version 2

Publications
First publication date and importance:

Nursing Research

First published:
1952 (Burns & Grove, 2007. p. 9)
Importance:
“Research conducted by the ANA and other specialty groups provided the basis for nursing practice standards that currently guide professional practice. The increase in research activity in the 1940’s prompted the first publication of Nursing Research” (Burns & Grove, 2007, p. 9).

Sigma Theta Tau Journal published by this organization is now called Image—The Journal of Nursing Scholarship First published:
1967 (Burns & Grove, 2007. p. 10)
Importance:
“Features scholarly work in all areas of nursing and reaching health professional, faculty and students in 90 countries. Articles reflect the society's dedication to providing the tools necessary to improve nursing care around the world” (Nursing Society, n.d., p. 1).

Research in Nursing and Health
First published:
1978 (Burns & Grove, 2007. p. 10)
Importance:
“RINAH is a general, peer-reviewed, research journal devoted to publication of a wide range of research and theory that will inform the practice of nursing and other health disciplines” (Wiley Online Library, 2010, p. 1).

Western Journal of Nursing Research

First published:
1979 (Burns & Grove, 2007. p. 10)
Importance:
“WJNR is a journal devoted to t he dissemination of research studies, book reviews, discussion and debate and meeting calendars, all directed to a general nursing audience and offers clinical research reports broadened by commentaries and authors’ responses” (Ovid, n.d., p. 1).

Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice

(Discontinued in 2001, continued by Research Theory for Nursing Practice) First published:
1987 (Burns & Grove, 2007. p. 10)
Importance:
The Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice “focuses on issues relevant to improving nursing practice, education, and patient care. The articles strive to discuss knowledge development in its broadest sense, reflect research using a variety of methodological approaches, and combine several methods and strategies in a single study” (Bought, n.d., p. 1).

Applied Nursing Research
First published:
1988 (Burns & Grove, 2007. p. 10)
Importance:
“Applied Nursing Research presents original, peer-reviewed research findings clearly and directly for clinical applications in all nursing specialties” (Applied Nursing Research, n.d., p. 1).

Nursing Science Quarterly
First published:
1988 (Burns & Grove, 2007. p. 10)
Importance:
“The main purpose of the journal is to publish original manuscripts focusing on nursing theory development, nursing theory--guided practice, and quantitative and qualitative research related to existing nursing frameworks” (Ovid, 2008, p. 1).

Conduct and Utilization of Research in Nursing
First published:
1982-1983 (Burns & Grove, 2007. p. 10)
Importance:
“This federally funded project was to facilitate the use of research to improve nursing practice“ (Burns & Grove, 2007, p. 11).

Annual Review of Nursing Research
First published:
1983 (Burns & Grove, 2007. p. 10)
Importance:
“The Annual Review of Nursing Practice publication includes experts’ reviews of research organized into four areas: nursing practice, nursing care delivery, nursing education, and the nursing profession” (Burns & Grove, 2007. p. 10).

Agencies
Establishment date and goal or function:

American Nurses’ Association (ANA) Council of Nurse Researchers Established:
1950 (Burns & Grove, 2007. p. 10)
Goal:
“Study of nursing functions and activities” (Burns & Grove, 2007. p. 10).

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