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Nursing Resources at LLCC

Use this guide to learn about, find and access a variety of resources available to Nursing students at LLCC. Information about the Nursing Skills Lab (NSL) & NSL Resources PLUS LLCC Library Books & Databases and Research Instructions.Connect to Live Chat

Identify Research Articles

Research articles include the following section headings; Make sure your choice includes these sections.:
  • abstract
  • introduction/background
  • methods/procedures
  • results
  • conclusions
  • works cited/bibliography
Look for this ICON: 
                           

 

EXAMINE THE ARTICLE FOR CONNECTIONS
  • The key to identifying an Evidence-based Practice article is to look for CONNECTIONS between the RESEARCH FINDINGS and the SPECIFIC RECOMMNEDATIONS FOR PRACTICE. 
  • Quality EBP Research Articles are published in Peer-Reviewed Journals and provide the specific details of the research conducted (Methods) along with the implications of the finding for practice (Conclusions/Discussion). 

Qualitative vs Quantitative Research

{more} Qualitative VS Quantitative resources

Use the links below to resources for determining the difference between Qualitative Research (open-ended inquiry focusing on description) and Quantitative Research (controlled studies that focus on objective numeric measures)

CONTRAST - EBP GUIDELINES vs EBP RESEARCH