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NUR 343 - Nurse as Consumer of Research

Nursing Research Module

Module Objectives

This module includes 8 short lessons on the following topics.

Objectives:

  • Learn how to expand your search terms by using synonyms and keywords 
  • Search using CINAHL (a nursing-specific library database)
  • Learn how students can be part of scholarly conversations
  • Review the meaning of peer-reviewed or scholarly articles
  • Identify the parts of a scholarly article
  • Use RADAR to evaluate articles and websites
  • Locate information using Google Scholar and Google Advanced Search
  • Use citation chaining to locate new articles similar to one you have found

How to Use This Module

This module was designed to assist nursing students. Check the list of objectives to locate the topic of interest to you. Click on the photo to begin the module. The module will open in a new window. Just click start. You may view the entire module or only the lessons you wish.