Subject:

Research and Research Methodology

Module:

Nursing Care

Holder of subject:

Dr Brigita Skela Savič, Associate Professor

Education providers:

  • Dr Brigita Skela Savič, Associate Professor
  • Dr Bojana Lobe, Associate Professor

Contact hours - lectures:

40

Contact hours - seminar:

40

Contact hours - exercises:

20

Individual student work:

150

ECTS:

10

Level of study:

Second cycle study program Nursing

Semester:

Winter

Language:

Slovene/English

Subject specific competences:

 

The student:

  • becomes acquainted with research paradigms and research approaches and methods which constitute nursing and health care practice;
  • gains awareness of the significance of research for nursing;
  • learns about the characteristics of research work;
  • acquires an understanding of the social and political contexts of research work;
  • explores research paradigms, research approaches and methods which constitute nursing and health care practice;
  • becomes acquainted with a critical overview of different ways of classifying nursing research;
  • examines the main reasons, principles and practical ways to integrate various qualitative and quantitative research methods in a single study.;
  • learns methods and techniques to effectively use various types of mixed methods designs and apply these to a real world research problems.
  • different approaches of data analysis;
  • considers ethical dimensions of research;
  • explores and critically analyzes the design of a research study with reference to a chosen subject area and preferred methodology.
  • Become capable of collecting empirical data for decision making; Basic knowledge about statistical conclusions; Purpose, use and types statistical methods, selection of methods, review of data, interpretation of data;
  • To know basic conception and use of qualitative technic of data analysis.

 

Mandatory  and recommended references:

 

 

 

 

 

Mandatory references:

  • Polit DF, Tatano Beck C. Nursing research: study guide to accompany principles and methods. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2004.
  • Parahoo K. Nursing research, Principles, Process and Issues. 2nd ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan; 2008.
  • Mesec B. Uvod v kvalitativno raziskovanje v socialnem delu. Ljubljana: Visoka šola za socialno delo; 1998.
  • Vogrinec J. Kvalitativno raziskovanje na pedagoškem področju. Ljubljana: Pedagoška fakulteta, Univerza v Ljubljani; 2008.
  • Cencič M. Kako poteka pedagoško raziskovanje. Primeri kvantitativne empirične neeksperimentalne raziskave. Ljubljana: Zavod RS za šolstvo; 2009.
  • Skela Savič B. Zdravstvena nega in raziskovanje: nekateri vplivni dejavniki za razvoj zdravstvene nege kot znanstvene discipline v Sloveniji. Obzor Zdr N. 2009;43(3): 209-22.
  • Košmelj K. Uporabna statistika. Biotehniška fakulteta. Ljubljana: Biotehniška fakulteta; 2001.
  • Hawkes JS, Marsh WH. Discovering Statistics.  2nd ed. New York: Hawkes Publishing. Charlotte; 2005.
  • Mac Berthouex P, Brown LC. Statistics for Environmental Engineers. 2nd ed. Boca Raton: Lewis Publishers; 2002.
  • Creswell JW, Plano C, Vicki L. Designing and conducting mixed methods research, Thousand Oaks: London, New Delhi: Sage; 2009.
  • Teddlie C, Abbas T. Foundations of Mixed Methods Research: Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches in the Social and Behavioral Sciences quantitative approaches. Thousand Oaks: Sage; 2009.

Recommended references:

  • Kališnik M. Temelji znanstvenoraziskovalne metodologije v biomedicini. Ljubljana: Medicinska fakulteta Univerze v Ljubljani; 2006.
  • Sorčan S, Demšar F, Valenci T. Znanstveno raziskovanje v Sloveniji – Primerjalna analiza. Ljubljana: Javna agencija za raziskovalno dejavnost; 2008.
  • Pallant J. SPSS survival Manual. A step by step guide to data analiysis using SPSS. 4th ed. Maidenhead: Thr McGraw-Hill Companies; 2010.
  • Lobe, B. Združevanje kvalitativnih in kvantitativnih metod - stara praksa v novi preobleki?. Družboslovne razprave. 2006;22(53):55-73.
  • Lobe, B. Integration of online research methods. Ljubljana: Faculty of Social Sciences; 2008: 191.
  • Curtis EA, Drennan J, eds. Quantitative Health Research: Issues and Methods. Maidenhead, Berkshire, England: Open University Press; 2013.
  • Marušić Matko et al. Uvod u znanstveni rad u medicine. 5. Izd. Zagreb: Medicinska naklada; 2013.
  • Mejovšek Milko. Metode znanstvenog istraživanja u društvenim in humanističkim znanostima. 2. dop. izd. Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap; 2013.

Conditions for the inclusion in the study:

Basic nursing qualification.

Assessment methods:

  • written examination – 100

Teaching methods:

Lectures, seminars, group work.