How did nursing research begin?
What topics have been the focuses of nursing research since Nightingale?
What has been the history of nursing research since Nightingale?
Week #1 Activity 3
Read the information on the historical development of nursing research in Burns and Grove, pages 9-13 (2003). Post the answers to the assignment on the class discussion board no later than midnight on Tuesday, Sept 5.
1. Identify what you consider to be four key historical events in the development of research in nursing and present the rationale for choosing each.
2. Focus your entries on prioritizing these historical events. Why have you chosen to prioritize these particular events?
3. What do you see as the future of research in nursing?
4. Name three factors you think will increase or decrease the conduct of nursing research. Provide a rationale for each factor you identify.
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