1. find the peer-reviewed journal article that you want to explore (to make it interesting/fun, explore a topic that is relevant to nursing field). Share the title and citation of your chosen article along with answering the following questions: (1) What is the main issue or problem the author is focusing on in this article?; (2) What is the main purpose of the article?; and (3) What information is being used by the author and what is its relationship to the main issue?.
2.Add to it by answering the following: (1) What conclusion(s) is/are being drawn by the author?; and (2) What are the implications of the conclusion(s)?
3.Add to your paper by answering the following: (1) What main concepts does the author use to relate to the main issue; (2) What’s the point of view of the author? and (3) What are the author’s assumptions.
4. Discuss the significance of the issue that is the focus of the article. Why is it important? On what do you base your assertions regarding its significance?; (2) What potential problems do you see in the author’s reasoning? What potential problems are there with the author’s use of information? Does the information used appear relevant, significant, valid, and sufficient for the conclusions being drawn? Do you have enough information to determine whether the information is relevant, significant, valid?
5.Complete your paper to your paper by answering one final question: What point of view is ignored by the author, or has not been considered in dealing with the issue? Then, prepare an introduction and a conclusion that captures your overall thoughts to also be added to your paper.
Remember to refrain from critiquing the articles and instead, demonstrate your critical thinking skills!
See the attached rubric