Research Foundations

To help you better understand the main parts of 300 wordsresearch, this topic will be the basis for other assignments in the course.
Identify a Research Topic
Grove, Gray, and Polit (2015) define a research topic as “a concept or broad issue that is important to nursing, such as acute pain, chronic pain management, coping with illness, or health promotion” (p. 131).
Define your broad research topic in one to two sentences.

Identify your Research Problem
Grove, Gray, and Polit (2015) explain that a research problem “is an area in which there is a gap in the knowledge needed for nursing practice” (p.131).
Write your research problem and explain the significance and background in a 175- to 260-word narrative.
Develop your Research Question
Research questions should be short, probing, and take variables into account (Grove, Gray