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Assignment Directions

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1. The Week 6 Assignment: Reading Research Literature (RRL) Worksheet is a learning activity that requires you to read an assigned article for the session you are taking the course, then answer questions on the required Reading Research Literature (RRL) Worksheet. Both the required article and worksheet may change from session to session.

2. The NR439 Reading Research Literature Worksheet Rubric must be used to answer each of the criteria that will be graded for this assignment. The grading rubric is located at the bottom of this page below the References area.

3. Read the required research article assigned, then answer each question in your own words on the required Reading Research Literature (RRL) worksheet about the study.

4. Your required article is available to you in an announcement that has been posted in preview week and again in Week 5. Please go to your announcements to locate the required article assigned for this session. Look for the announcement with the following heading: 

IMPORTANT: Assigned Article for Week 6 Assignment

5. Download and complete the required 


Reading Research Literature (RRL) worksheet (Links to an external site.)


. This must be used.

6. The assignment contains the following and the below can be used to help answer each criteria area of the worksheet. Do not copy and paste the information below into your RRL worksheet. After reading the required research article, think about the research study and include what you learned from reading the study using your own words.

· Purpose of the Study: Using information from the required article and your own words, thoroughly summarize the purpose of the study. Describe what the study is about. Thoroughly summarize and include excellent details for the criteria.

· Type of Research & the Design: Using information from the required article and your own words, thoroughly summarize the description of the type of research and the design of the study. Include how it supports the purpose (aim or intent) of the study. Thoroughly summarize and include excellent details for the criteria.

· Sample: Using information from the required article and your own words, summarize the population (sample) for the study; include key characteristics, sample size, sampling technique. Thoroughly summarize and include excellent details for the criteria.

· Data Collection: Using information from the required article and your own words, summarize one data that was collected and how the data was collected from the study. Thoroughly summarize and include excellent details for the criteria.

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2018 National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses
Brief Summary of Results

U.S Department of Health and Human Services
Health Resources and Services Administration

Bureau of Health Workforce
National Center for Health Workforce Analysis

About the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis
The National Center for Health Workforce Analysis (the National Center) informs public and private-sector
decision-making on the U.S. health workforce by expanding and improving health workforce data and its
dissemination to the public, and by improving and updating projections of supply of and demand for
health workers. For more information about the National Center, please visit our website at
http://bhw.hrsa.gov/healthworkforce/index.html.

Suggested citation:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, National
Center for Health Workforce Analysis. 2019. Brief Summary Results from the 2018 National Sample Survey
of Registered Nurses, Rockville, Maryland.

Copyright information:
All material appearing in this documentation is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied
without permission. Citation of the source, however, is appreciated.

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Table of Contents____________________________________________

List of Figures ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ii

List of Tables ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. ii

Executive Summary ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1

Key Findings ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1

Summary of Survey Methodology …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 2

Initial Findings from the NSSRN Survey ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3

The Workforce ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 3

Demographics and Diversity ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 4

Education and Training ………………………………………………………………..