Nursing Research

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1859Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing published|
1900American Nursing Journal begins publication|
1923Columbia University establishes first doctoral program for nurses| Goldmark Report with recommendations for nursing education published| 1930sAmerican Journal of Nursing publishes clinical cases studies| 1948Brown publishes report on inadequacies of nursing education| 1952The journal Nursing Research begins publication|

1955Establishment of nursing research center at Walter Reed Army Institue of Research| 1963International Joursnal of Nursing Studies begins publication| 1971ANA establishes a Commission on Research|

1972ANA establishes its Council of Nurse Researchers|
1976Stetler and Marram publish guidelines on assessing research for use in practice| 1978The journals Research in Nursing & Health and Advances in Nursing Science begin publication| 1979Western Journal of Nursing research begins publication| 1982The Conduct and Utilization or Research in Nursing (CURN) project publishes report| 1983Annual Review of Nursing Research begins publication| 1985ANA Cabinet on Nursing Research establishes research priorities| 1986National Center for Nursing Research (NCNR) established within U.S. National Institues of Health| 1987The journal Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice begins publication| 1988The journals Applied Nursing Research and Nursing Science Quarterlybegin publication| Conference on Research Priorities (CORP #1) is convened by NCNR| 1989U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) is established| 1992The journal Clinical Nursing Research begins publication| 1993 NCNR becomes a full institute, the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)| CORP #2 is convened to establish priorities for 1995-1999| The Cochrane Collabortaion is established|

The journal Journal of Nursing Measurement begins publication| 1994The journal Qualitative Health Research begins publication| 1997Canadian Health Services Research Foundation is established with federal funding| 1999AHCPR is renamed Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)| 2000NINR issues funding priorities for 2000-2004; annual funding exceeds $100M| The Canadian Institue of Health Research is launched|

The journal Biological Research for Nursing begins publication|


----The early years: From Nightingale to the 1950s----

* Florence Nightingale
* landmark publication—Notes on Nursing (1859) describes early interest in environmetal factors that promote physical &emotional well-being * research contribution-her data collection and analysis relating to factors affecting soldier mortality and morbidity during the Crimean War

* Years later, nursing literature contained little research; maybe due to absence of apprenticeship in nursing * At the turn of the century, pattern of nsg. research was closely aligned to problems affecting nurses. * Studies conducted between 1900 and 1940 concerned nurses’ education. * 1923- Committee for the Study of Nursing Education studied educational preparation of nurse teachers, administrators & public health nurses and the clinical experiences of nsg. students. -committee issued Goldmark Report which identified many inadequacies in the backgrounds of the grps. studied; advanced educational preparation was needed.

* 1940s-studies about continued, spurred on by demand for nsg.personnel during WWII * 1948- Brown reassessed at the request of the Nat’l Nsg.Council for War Service * Findings like Goldmark Report-Brown recommended education of nurses in collegiate settings

* 1950s- Nursing research on a rapidly accelerating upswing * Forces that influenced the upswing of Nsg. Research:
* Increase in no. of...
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