Qualitative Analysis – Discussion Board

Qualitative Analysis – Discussion Board Assignment 8


  • Answers all instructor generated post or questions
  • Integrates scholarly works beyond those listed in the assigned reading
  • Demonstrates higher order thinking in instructor initiated post. Examples of post that demonstrate higher order thinking include post that apply, analyze, synthesize, evaluate, examine, pose, or connect course concepts to nursing practice

Answer the following questions:

  •  “Why do data collection and analysis occur simultaneously in qualitative research?”
  • “How are validity and auditability ensured in qualitative studies?”
  • Identify a qualitative research question in your area of practice and the qualitative method you would use in a study on that topic. Explain why that qualitative method is best suited for that topic

Textbook: (Chapter 4 &23)

Grove, S. K., Burns, N., & Gray, J. R.(2013). The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis and Generation of Evidence. (7th) St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier.