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Quantitative Research: Article Summary of medication safety

This assignment is aimed at an opportunity to select and analyze a real quantitative research study and explain how it may or may not be able to help improve an aspect of health care delivery. This will be a 2 – 4 page paper that meets the general writing guidelines below:

All written projects should conform to standards of formatting and documentation, including proper citations and references found in an acceptable college-level writing guide such as MLA, APA. Written projects must:

1.  be typed, double-spaced, in 12-point Times New Roman or Arial font, with margins no wider than one inch

2.  have a title page with your name, the course name, the date, and the instructor’s name.

3.  have footnotes or endnotes, with correct citations

4.  have a bibliography of sources used. You may not cite Wikipedia as a research source.

5.  be prepared using Microsoft word.

This assignment should be carried out as follows:

Summary: Write a 2 – 3 page summary and analysis of the key aspects of the article on medication safety (article attached). In this summary you should cover the following items in the article:

  • Describe the research hypothesis in the article
  • Describe the type of quantitative researchdesign selected andwhy this design was chosen by the author(s), i.e. Descriptive, Correlational, Causal-comparative/quasi-experimental research or Experimental research. The following link provides a quick review of the differenceshttp://www.bcps.org/offices/lis/researchcourse/develop_quantitative.html
  • Variables tested
  • Research design
  • Data Analysis
  • Results
  • Conclusions

·  Grading Rubric for written Assignment #1 

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Critical Thinking Skills: Clearly presents thoughts and concepts.

40%

Course Content: Uses, applies, and demonstrates understanding of course materials, readings, conferences, and instructor-provided content. Visual and graphic images capture and display understanding of the concepts

30%

Assignment Instructions: Responds to assignment instructions, including all essential elements of the project description

15%

Writing Quality: Writes clearly, concisely, and with few errors. APA format is followed. Citations are used. Clearly presents material graphically. Easy to understand

15%

healthcare_article_medication_safety.pdf

 
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