nitial discussion and opinions with at least two citations from the assigned readings, or peer-reviewed professional nursing literature.
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Describe how quantitative research may be utilized to enhance professional practice. Search the web for practice guidelines that apply to your practice. Describe any quantitative studies utilized to develop the practice guidelines. Share with your peers how you recognized the study as quantitative.
Topic 1: Quantitative Research Design
Using the knowledge and insights gained from the textbook and other reliable sources answer the following.
- In your own words, define quantitative research and provide two examples of quantitative designs with a brief explanation of each design.
- 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.
- Reflect as to the value of quantitative research adding to the science, know