Patient attitudes towards medical errors”
Assignment #4: Qualitative Analysis
In this assignment students, will go through the steps to set up a qualitative research study.
Step #1: Topic selection: Students select an appropriate topic associated with issues in health care management.
Topic Approved: “Patient attitudes towards medical errors”
Step #2: Using the topic approved by your instructor, identify three articles related to your topic. Using the steps to conduct qualitative research analysis, outlined in weeks 5 and 6, provide the following for each article:
Step #3: Draw the Hypothesis and Questions
Step #4: List the codes you would use for this study.
Step #5: List five themes for the study
Step #6: Theory – Determine any explanations or predictions observed, associated with topic of interest
v Lists and submit the articles name. (formatted in APA style)
v Description of each article (2-3 pages)
v Codes (attach codebook of at least 10 defined codes)
v Themes (5 themes)
v Conclusion. Discuss any similarities or differences in conclusions (3 paragraphs)
v Contribution to Health Services Research (3 paragraphs)
v Writes clearly, concisely, and with few errors. APA format is followed. Citations are used. Clearly presents material graphically. Easy to understand.
Rubric Name: Assignment #4 Rubric
Criteria Level 1 –
Criterion 1- Title of articles (APA style)
Criterion 2 -Description of each article
Criterion 3- Hypothesis and Questions
Criterion 4 -Codes (attach codebook of at least 10 defined codes)
Criterion 6- Themes (5 themes)
Criterion 7 -Theory
Criterion 8- Contribution to Health Services Research
Criterion 9- Writes clearly, concisely, and with few errors. APA format is followed. Citations are used. Clearly presents material graphically. Easy to understand.