History of Nursing Worksheet -
NUR 443 (Examples 1, 2, 3, & 4)

Example 1

History of Nursing Worksheet for Evidence-based Nursing Research and Practice NUR 443

There have been many influential publications, agencies, and people in the field of nursing research. Write 1–3 sentences in each cell of the table below to describe the importance, goal, or influence of each item.

Publications & First publication date and importance for History of Nursing Worksheet:

Nursing Research - First published: October of 1952Importance: This journal has addressed many important issues in health care over the years such as health promotion, human responses to illness, acute care nursing research, symptom management, cost-effectiveness, vulnerable populations, health services, and community-based nursing studies. Nurses can keep up-to-date on the newest research methods such as quantitative and qualitative studies, and new state-of-the-art methodological strategies, including information not yet found in textbooks.

Sigma Theta Tau Journal published by this organization is now called Image—The Journal of Nursing Scholarship - First published: 1967Importance: This organization sponsored national and international research conferences. It publishes research articles and summaries of research conducted on selected topics.

Research in Nursing and Health - First published: 1978Importance: It is a source for nursing research reports, and it provides 100% research content. It is a general, peer-reviewed, research journal that has a wide range of research and theory that focuses on informing the practice of nursing and other health disciplines about research.

Western Journal of Nursing Research - First published: 1979 Importance: A professional journal focused on nursing research. It is published eight times a year. It is a common source of research reports.

Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice - First published: 1987 Importance: A journal published in 1987 focused on the communication of nursing research. It published research on the conduct of clinical research.

Applied Nursing Research - First published: 1988 Importance: A journal published in 1988 focused on the communication of nursing research. It published research on the conduct of clinical research.

Nursing Science Quarterly - First published: 1988Importance: A journal published in 1988 focused on the communication of nursing research. It published research on the conduct of clinical research.

Conduct and Utilization of Research in Nursing - First published: 1982- 1983 Importance: A federally funded project that was published to facilitate the use of...[continues]

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Example 2

History of Nursing Worksheet

Nursing Research

First published: 1952

Importance: Nursing Research is a highly respected publication that includes articles on quantitative and qualitative studies.

Sigma Theta Tau Journal published by this organization is now called Image—The Journal of Nursing Scholarship

First published: 1967

Importance: This publication included research articles and summaries of research conducted on selected topics.

Research in Nursing and Health First published: 1978

Importance: RINAH is a journal that is devoted to publishing research and theory on health and nursing issues.

Western Journal of Nursing Research for History of Nursing Worksheet

First published: 1979

Importance: This journal provides an innovative forum for nurse researchers and students.

Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice First published: 1987

Importance: This journal covers testing theory and research findings on nursing.

Applied Nursing Research First published: 1988

Importance: This publication presents original, peer-reviewed research findings clearly and directly for clinical applications in all nursing specialties.

Nursing Science Quarterly First published: 1988

Importance: The major purpose of the journal is to publish original manuscripts focusing on nursing theory development, and quantitative and qualitative research.

Conduct and Utilization of Research in Nursing First published: 1982-83

Importance: This was published to facilitate the use of research to improve nursing practice.

Annual Review of Nursing Research First published: 1983

Importance: These research reviews are informative on current research, encourage the use of research in...[continues]

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Example 3

History of Nursing Worksheet

Nursing Research

First published: 1952

Importance: “The research conducted by the ANA and specialty groups provided the basis for the nursing practice standards that currently guide professional practice” (Burns & Grove, 2011, p.12).

Sigma Theta Tau

First published: 1967

Journal published by this organization is now called Image—The Journal of Nursing Scholarship

Importance: “Sponsored national and international research conferences; the chapters of this organization sponsored many local conferences to communicate research findings” (Burns & Grove, 2011, p.12-13).

Research in Nursing and Health

First published: 1978

Importance: Promote the application of research findings into practice (Burns & Grove, 2011).

Western Journal of Nursing Research

First published: 1979

Importance: Promote the application of research findings into practice (Burns & Grove, 2011).

Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice

First published: 1987

Importance: According to High beam research, (2011) “covers testing theory and research findings on nursing”.

Applied Nursing Research

First published: 1988

Importance: “Facilitate the use of research to improve nursing practice” (Burns & Grove, 2011, p.13).

Nursing Science Quarterly

First published: 1988

Importance: Use of the empirical body of knowledge through research and use in clinical practice (Burns & Grove, 2011).

Conduct and Utilization of Research in Nursing

First published: 1982-1983

Importance: “Facilitate the use of research to...[continues]

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Example 4

History of Nursing Worksheet

Nursing Research

First published: 1952

Importance: Research activities of the 1940's led to the need to publish this journal. The first journal published that was devoted entirely to nursing research (Burns & Grove, 2012, p. 12). The goal of the journal is to provide the highest quality research and report its findings and the impact of therapeutic actions and nursing systems (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012).

Sigma Theta Tau Journal published by this organization is now called Image—The Journal of Nursing Scholarship

First published: 1967

Importance: This journal published research articles and included research conducted on various topics by some of the top nursing researchers. It helped communicate research findings in the early 1970’s when communicating research findings were a challenge. This publication is dedicated to providing nurses with the tools needed to improve nursing care globally (Burns & Grove, 2012, p. 13).

Research in Nursing and Health for History of Nursing Worksheet

First published: 1978

Importance: Also published during a time when communicating research was challenging (Burns & Grove, 2012, p. 13). It is a peer-reviewed, research journal devoted to publication of a wide range of research and theory that will inform the practice of nursing and other health disciplines (Wiley, n.d.).

Western Journal of Nursing Research

First published: 1979

Importance: Includes research studies, reviews, discussion, debate, and clinical research reports for nursing. Provides an innovative forum for nurse researchers, students and clinical practitioners to participate in ongoing scholarly debate. Includes the latest nursing theories and studies in nursing research (WJNR, 2012).

Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice

First published: 1987

Importance: The Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice is a scholarly journal that covers testing theory and research findings in nursing. It focuses on issues relevant to improving nursing practice, education, and patient care. It is...[continues]

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