Acn research and nursing profession

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Acn research and nursing profession

  1. 1. Presented by: Sanil Varghese MSc Nurse
  2. 2.  “In a service profession like nursing, research without practice is sterile and irrelevant, practice without research is ritualistic and intellectually empty.”
  3. 3.  “Research essentially is a problem-solving process, a systematic intensive study directed towards full, scientific knowledge of the subject studied.” -French Ruth M (1968)  “Research is a process systematically searches for new facts and relationships.” -Notter
  4. 4. 1. Nursing research develops knowledge about health and promotion of health over the full lifespan, care of persons with health problems and disabilities and nursing actions to enhance the ability of individuals to respond effectively to actual or potential health problems. -ANA (1981)
  5. 5. 2. Nursing research is a systematic enquiry designed to develop knowledge about issues of importance to the nursing profession, including nursing practice, education, administration and Informatics. -Anonymous
  6. 6. 1. Lamberstson suggests, “ the purpose of research is to discover answers to meaningful questions through the application of scientific procedures”.
  7. 7. 2. Vreeland says broadly that we should think of the purpose of research in nursing as providing clues for our search for knowledge and understanding. i.e., - discover new facts about known phenomenon. - find answers to problems which are only partially solved by existing methods and information
  8. 8. contd… - improve existing techniques and develop new instruments or products - discover previously unrecognized substances or elements - discover pathway of action of known substances and elements.
  9. 9. 3. According to Seaman and Verhonic :- To observe in order to know, - To know in order to predict - to predict in order to control - to control in order to practice, and - to prescribe in a professional manner.
  10. 10. i. ii. iii. iv. v. To build the body of nursing. To validate improvements in nursing. To make healthcare efficient as well as cost-effective. To moulding the attitudes and intellectual competence and technical skill. Filling the gaps in the knowledge and practice
  11. 11. vi. vii. viii. ix. x. Fostering a commitment, accountability to clientele. Providing basis for professionalism. Providing basis for professional accountability. Identifying the role of nurse in changing society. Discovering new measures for nursing practice.
  12. 12. Helping to take prompt decisions by the administration to related problems. xii. Helping to improve the standards in nursing education. xiii. Refining the existing theories and discovering new theories. xi.
  13. 13.  Right not to be harmed.  Right to full disclosure.  The right of selfdetermination.  Right of privacy and confidentiality.

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