theoretical framework

Locate a nursing study that examines the effects of an intervention. Provide a summary of the study, focusing primarily on the intervention.

  • Was the development and implementation of the intervention described in detail?
  • Based on a theoretical framework?
  • Did the design of the study promote investigation of the effects of the study—for example, was there comparison of experimental and control groups?
  • Were there variables that could have impacted the findings that were not part of the intervention?
  • Was there evidence of efforts to monitor the safety of participants?
  • Are there any ways that the study could have been improved?

Locate a nursing study that utilizes some aspect of the internet (for instance, for recruitment, delivery of an intervention, or completing online assessments.

  • What challenges did the researchers face, and how were these challenges overcome (or not)?
  • How could future research efforts be improved?

Using your computer’s office tools, develop a pie, bar, or plot chart to represent the following population estimates:



European American


African American


Native American


Hispanic American