Select one of the research articles from the list that focuses on a study that used Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring as a theoretical framework.
Use as a guide the appropriate Rapid Critical Appraisal Checklists found in Melnyk & Fineout-Overholt (2015) textbook on pages 539 to 550.
The critiques are to be informal, although correct grammar, spelling, etc. still 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.
Students will provide a written critique on a critical appraisal of the elements relevant to the nature of the research study (Type of study, design, quality of the study, rationale, etc.) as well as implications for practice and further research and/or evaluation.
The grade will be based on accuracy, level of content and structure of the document.