Theory of Human Caring–a Critical Appraisal

Students will select one nursing research article that focuses on a study that used Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring as a theoretical framework.

  1. Students should use as a guide, an appropriate Rapid Critical Appraisal Checklist found in Melnyk & Fineout-Overholt (2019; pp. 708-722).
  2. The critiques are to be informal, although correct grammar, spelling, etc., are expected. The critique should include a brief description of the study that was reviewed and should address elements of the study relevant to critique.
  3. Students will provide a written critique on a critical appraisal of the elements relevant to the nature of the research study such as type of study, design, quality of the study; and rationale, as well as implications for practice and further research and/or evaluation.

Length: 4-5 pages (including title and reference pages)

Format: Formal paper in APA 6th ed format

Citations: If used (not required) cite references according to APA 6th ed.

**Rapid Critical Appraisal Checklist found in Melnyk & Fineout-Overholt will be uploaded upon acceptance of task

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