Topic Rehospitallization of Subacute patients due to Sepsis
Write a research proposal using your clinical question formulated earlier in the course that was approved by your instructor. This may be either a qualitative or quantitative research proposal. Your proposal must include APA formatting. The proposal should be a 6–10 in length plus appendices cover page, and reference page. The appendices should include your survey instrument created in week 6. You will be presenting your research proposal in a 6–8 minute recorded presentation in week 8. Introduction •Clearly stated problem and purpose of the study •Independent and dependent variables •Definition of terms •Assumptions, hypothesis, or questions (depending on research type) Theoretical Framework •Description of the theoretical framework to be utilized •Identification of the concepts to be explored •Rationale for choosing framework Review of the literature •At least four scholarly sources included •Appropriateness of the review and the proposal focus •Inclusion of primary or secondary sources Methodology •Description of study type (quantitative or qualitative) •Description of study design •Rationale for the use of the selected design •Inclusion of sample size, type, sampling method, inclusion/exclusion criteria, setting, data collection method (instrument), and data collection process •Method for Protection of Human Subjects (consent) •Questionnaire and consent forms must be included as appendices Data Analysis •Data analysis method is appropriate for study design. •Method of data analysis is clearly stated. •Method for displaying findings is stated. Applicability to Nursing •Research focuses on a problem significant to nursing. •Research would contribute to nursing knowledge. •Proposal is complete so that another researcher could replicate the study. •Statement about areas of nursing that would benefit from this study.