MN504: Inquiry and Evidence Based Practice
Unit 4: Research Design
Topic 1: Quantitative Research Design
Utilizing knowledge and insights gained from the assigned chapter in the text and other reliable sources:
1. Define quantitative research and provide two examples of quantitative designs with a brief explanation of each design.
2. Identify a potential quantitative research study that is important to nursing and describe which design you would use for this study, why you would use that design, and how the information generated from the study could be applied in nursing practice.
3. End your discussion with a reflection as to the value of quantitative research adding to the science, knowledge, and practice of nursing.
4. Provide at least three citations with full references to credible nursing scholarly articles supporting your definitions and discussion.