Succeeding in Literature Reviews and Research Project Plans for Nursing Students

Overview

This book is a practical and readable guide that will show you how to successfully complete a literature review or research project plan as part of your final year assessment. It guides you through all the necessary stages from start to finish, beginning with preparation and planning, using and critiquing research and finally writing up and completing your project. Key features -Guides you through all necessary stages: preparing, undertaking and writing up the literature review or project plan -Extremely user ...

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Overview

This book is a practical and readable guide that will show you how to successfully complete a literature review or research project plan as part of your final year assessment. It guides you through all the necessary stages from start to finish, beginning with preparation and planning, using and critiquing research and finally writing up and completing your project. Key features -Guides you through all necessary stages: preparing, undertaking and writing up the literature review or project plan -Extremely user friendly with case studies, examples and activities that bring the book to life -Explains the importance of research and demonstrates how and where a literature review or project plan fits in -Linked to the lastest NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781446282823
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 8/9/2014
  • Series: Transforming Nursing Practice Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,515,372
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Graham R Williamson is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing at the University of Plymouth. His clinical background is in acute medical nursing. His areas of teaching expertise are in evidence-based practice and research, as well as health policy. His research interests concern supporting students in clinical practice. He is a Core Team Member of the University’s Centre of Excellence in professional Placement Learning.

Andrew Whittaker is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at London South Bank University. He has taught nursing students since the early-nineties and teaches research skills to undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has worked in adult and child mental health and was the director of a mental health voluntary organization.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Section 1 Getting Started
Getting started on your final year project
Section 2 Planning and preparing for your final year project
Planning and undertaking a literature review or documentary analysis
Planning your research proposal or dissertation
Section 3 Using and critiquing research for your final year project
Using and critiquing research methods: interviews and focus groups
Analysing qualitative data
Using and critiquing research methods: surveys and experimental designs
Section 4 Writing up and finishing
Writing up your literature review and documentary analysis
Writing your research proposal and dissertation
Conclusion
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