NURSING JOURNAL SURVEY
Choose a topic from the Content Outline in your syllabus. Search for an article that is related to Evidence Based Practice, in other words the article reviews current research and nursing practice so could be used to help change practice in your chosen topic area.
? Find an article in a professional nursing journal by using your Medline database in Nursing Central or online databases through our library. Your article must be from a Journal that is based in the U.S.A., articles from foreign countries will not be appropriate.
? Check with Gregg Schroeder if you are having trouble locating an article.
? Read the article and respond to the questions listed below.
? Note bibliographic information of article using APA style. To review APA style, go to the library page on the Hesston College website, select “Online research assistance”, “Citing sources”, “Using APA format from Purdue.”
1. List name of database you used to locate your nursing journal. (1 pt)
2. Give the name of the journal and article title with complete bibliography stated in APA style. (2 pts)
3. Find an Editorial in a nursing journal. Write one idea that attracts your attention. State one question this editorial raises for you? (2 pts)
4. Write a brief summary of the journal article including one way you can use the information in the
nursing practice setting to change nursing practice. Article is related to content from Nursing III content.