History of Nursing Research Worksheet
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:
First published: October 1952
Importance: Research conducted by the ANA and other specialty groups provided the basis for nursing practice standards. The increase in research activity during the 1940’s prompted the first research journal known as Nursing Research.
Sigma Theta Tau Journal published by this organization is now called Image—The Journal of Nursing Scholarship First published: 1967
Importance: This publication has sponsored many local conferences to communicate research findings. Provided research articles and summaries of research.
Research in Nursing and Health First published: 1978
Importance: This publication provided both a national and international medium for communicating nursing research. RINAH is a general, peer-reviewed, research journal devoted to publication of a wide range of research and theory.
Western Journal of Nursing Research
First published: 1979
Importance: This publication is devoted to the dissemination of research studies, book reviews, discussion and debate and meeting calendars, all directed to a general nursing audience. WJNR offers clinical research reports broadened by commentaries and authors’ responses.
Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice First published: 1987
Importance: The focus in the 80’s was on how research was being conducted. It was the first to begin reporting these findings.
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: NSQ publishes...