Theory-guided Research: What, Why, and How?

When I was a PhD student, I commonly heard exacerbated sighs from my fellow students regarding the trials and tribulations of "fitting" a theory into their doctoral research. Similarly, many students had trouble understanding why it was important to be theoretically guided in your research, what was the point? And how do you even "use" … Continue reading Theory-guided Research: What, Why, and How?

Recruiting participants for Nursing Research Guided by Barrett’s Theory

The Influence of Nurse Coaching on Power as Knowing Participation in Change in the Process of Health Patterning Researcher:Shirley Conrad, MSN, RN, CCRN, AHN-BC, HWNC-BCPhD CandidateChristine E. Lynn College of NursingFlorida Atlantic University Are you a NURSE who has experienced stress related to providing nursing care during the Covid-19 Pandemic? We are currently enrolling nurses … Continue reading Recruiting participants for Nursing Research Guided by Barrett’s Theory

By and For Numbers: Meaningless Without Theory

Source We have always lived in interesting and challenging times, filled with reports of numbers indicating what is happening – life expectancy, births, deaths, and most likely millions of other numbers representing important and probably not so important events. Currently, we are living in what many people regard as an especially interesting and challenging time, … Continue reading By and For Numbers: Meaningless Without Theory