The initial post will be regarding the topic of the week and will be


Prepare a 350-word draft of a clinical problem that you would like to use for your Research project. There should be an introduction to the problem (as to why it is a problem) that is documented with literature, a clear problem statement (one declarative sentence that begins with “The problem is…”, and a purpose to your project. Post this as your Initial response. (Essential I-IX).

Discussion Rubric attached, Research project attached and Master Essential.


This week the focus is the trustworthiness of qualitative research and validity.  The term trustworthiness of qualitative research can sometimes be interpreted as a detrimental factor in qualitative research because it based on opinions and experiences rather than on numbers on quantifiable data. Validity represents that the research findings represent the truth about the phenomenon being studied. Therefore, is extremely important in quantitative research. Please make sure to study both concepts by reading the chapters assigned and reading articles that contain those terms.  This week objectives are to demonstrate understanding of the above concepts as they relate to nursing research.