Beck, Cheryl Tatano.

Developing a program of research in nursing / Cheryl Tatano Beck. - New York : Springer Publishing Company, c2016. - xii, 166 p. : ill.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Developing a program of research -- Starting a program of research -- Planning sequential studies -- Options available for developing a program of research -- Sustaining a program of research -- Other nurse researchers' programs of research -- Publishing your program of research.

"This is the first resource to provide graduate nursing students, students in other health sciences, and novice researchers with the tools and perspective to develop their own programs of research. Grounded in the author's 30 years of experience as a highly esteemed nurse researcher, the book guides nurses step by step through all aspects of program development. It underscores the importance of doing research that is knowledge driven and not limited to a particular method, and describes the characteristics of a successful research program and how to achieve it. It stresses the need for both qualitative and quantitative research methods to develop a valuable program of research. With a major focus on planing for sequential studies and describing potential pathways of a research trajectory, the book addresses options and timing of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-method research designs, along with time management strategies"--

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Nursing research.
Research design.
Program development -- Methods.

WY20.5 / .B435 2016

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