- Determine a nursing practice problem that is of interest to you and that is appropriate for a quantitative research study. Note: You will continue to use this problem in the Discussions over the next several weeks.
- Using the Walden Library and other credible sources, locate and read two or three articles that address your practice problem.
- With your practice problem in mind, review the Learning Resources and media presentations focusing on the strategies presented for generating a research problem statement.
- Ask yourself: What is the importance of my practice problem to nursing, research, and theory? How might addressing this problem bring about positive social change? How will investigating this problem support evidence-based practice?
By Day 3
Post a proposed research problem statement, including sufficient information to make your focus clear and explaining how addressing this problem may bring about positive social change.
Problem: Nursing Staff Shortages