This assessment is designed to evaluate your ability to interpret numerical data. This assessment is presented in two parts. Part 1 asks you to answer a series of questions relating to variables and levels of measurement. Part 2 asks you to provide interpretations of tables and graphs. In Part 2, you are to provide up to a 200-word answer for each table/chart. You can open this file in word and write your answers / interpretations of the data in the space provided. Please attempt all questions. Once completed, upload this file to the provided submission link on WebLearn.
Quantitative Nursing Research Sample
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Solvik & Struksnes (2018) was a descriptive quantitative study on the impact of clinical practice on nursing students’ experience. It is essential to the patient’s safety that the nursing students have a substantial level of experience. The clinical laboratory practice prepares nursing students for internships, where they deal with real-life patients. Therefore, the researchers carried out a controlled clinical trial on a random sample of 160 students in their first year in nursing school and second year. Therefore, the author opted to use descriptive analysis to achieve this objective that involved describing the fundamental features of the study. The researcher set up frequency distribution, Kristal-Wallis and Mann-Whitney U-tests for the three groups, and the correlation analysis of form one and two data sets. The variable in this study is the nurses’ skill for students in their first and second year to determine the effectiveness of clinical practice in enhancing the nurses’ experience and hence the patients’ safety. The study was carried out in a controlled setting, with a control and project group, to confirm whether the clinical practice enhanced the student’s ability to work in real life.
Solvik, E., & Struksnes, S. (2018). Training Nursing Skills: A Quantitative Study of Nursing Students’ Experiences before and after Clinical Practice. Nursing Research and Practice, 2018.