NSS407 : RESEARCH METHODS IN NURSING (2017)

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, NnamdiAzikwe Express Way, Jabi, Abuja, FCT

Faculty of Health Sciences

EXAM QUESTION: JULY 2017

 

PROGRAMME:                   BNSC

COURSE CODE:                 NSS407

COURSE TITLE:                RESEARCH METHODS IN NURSING

CREDIT UNIT:                    3 Units

TIME ALLOWED;              2 HOURS

 

INSTRUCTION: READ THE QUESTIONS CAREFULLY AND ANSWER ALL.

 

 

1. a. Define the term Research.                                                              (2 marks)

b. Explain FOUR Characteristics of Scientific Methods                     (8 marks)

c. List 10 differences between research and problem solving               (10 marks)

 

2a. List and explain four (4) Sources of research problem                             (8 marks)

b .Describe five data collection techniques in research                          (15 marks)

c. Discuss the ethical principles while carrying out nursing research.    (7 marks)

 

3a. Explain the following terms as used in research process:

i.Variable:

ii. Operational definition:

iii. Hypothesis

iv. Convenience (Accidental) Sampling

v. Pilot Study (2 marks each)

b. Discuss the Probability Sampling Method (10 marks)

 

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