Identify and define the qualitative design used.

Identify and define the qualitative design used.

Identify and define the qualitative design used. 150 150 Nyagu

Quantitative and Qualitative Designs
Quantitative and Qualitative Designs. For this discussion question, you will read two assigned articles that represent quantitative and qualitative research designs. Following your review, you will conduct a critical analysis of these articles, comparing and contrasting strengths, limitations, and the tendencies of each while addressing the questions and items listed below.

Quantitative Article:
The Effect of Educational Intervention on the Pain and Rehabilitation Performance of Patients Who Undergo a Total Knee Replacement.
Address each of the following:
• Identify and define the quantitative design used.
• Is the choice of design appropriate for the research question? Why or why not?
• What are the threats to external and internal validity?
• What ethical concerns did you identify?

Qualitative Article:
A Qualitative Study of Nurses’ Attitudes Towards and Accommodations of Patients’ Expressions of Religiosity and Faith in Dementia Care.

Address each of the following:
• Identify and define the qualitative design used.
• Discuss the sample and analysis/interpretation of data.
• Discuss techniques used to meet the four elements of evaluation.
• What ethical concerns did you identify?
• Discuss how qualitative studies can be used to create an EBP.

Discussion Guidelines: Support your responses with credible or scholarly academic references, using proper APA style citations. The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types, and the In-Text Citation Helper: A Guide to Making APA In-Text Citations tutorial can clarify further questions you might have on APA. Assigned course readings and Ashford University Library resources are preferred. In your first post, provide a substantive exposition that illustrates a well-reasoned and thoughtful response to the topic, is factually correct, provides examples, and demonstrates a clear connection to the readings.

Guided Response: In your responses to at least two of your peers, provide constructive feedback adding to the critical analysis of the articles reviewed. Your response must display reflective thought that illustrates an understanding of the topic under discussion and be supported with relevant evidence.