Identifying Research Components

The focus of this week’s assignment is identifying research components. You will be responsible for reviewing two articles (listed below) and completing the following tasks for each one:

Summarize each article utilizing the Week 2 research template.
Identify and describe the problem, purpose, and hypothesis or research of each study.
Analyze and state if and how the study is significant to nursing.
Cite all sources in APA format.
Bortz, A., Ashkenazi, T., & Melnikov, S. (2015). Spirituality as a predictive factor for signing an organ donor card. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 47(1), 25-33. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12107

Dinkel, S., & Schmidt, K. (2015). Health education needs of incarcerated women.Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 46(4), 229-234. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12079


NSG3029 W2A2

Research Template

Use APA format and complete sentences.

Week 2 Template

Quantitative Article

Qualitative Article

Summarize the two assigned articles

Identify and describe the problem

Purpose statement

Hypothesis or

Research questions

Significance to nursing

Two details to support the study being Quantitative or Qualitative

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Summarized the two assigned research articles.
Identified and described the problem of each article.
Identified the purpose statement of each article.
Identified the hypothesis or research question for each article.
Discussed the articles’ significance to nursing.
Written component.