Master's degree in Nursing and Obstetrics (Bolzano)

Research methodology applied to health settings - RICERCA ORGANIZZATIVA

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Alvisa Palese
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LMSIO BZ - 2° ANNO 1° SEM. dal Oct 3, 2019 al Feb 8, 2020.

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Defining the concept of Health Service Research and Nurse Administration Research;
Research the sources of literature in the field of organizational research;
Describe the evolution of organizational research;
Critically analyze an organizational research protocol;
Describe the concept of complex intervention and its implications for research;


-Health Service Research;
-Nurse Administration Research;
-Concept of level of analysis, data collection and presentation of results at level: micro, meso, macro;
-Sources for organizational research: what are and where to look for evidence;
-Evolution of organizational research: from the role, to the environment, to the outcomes on patients;
-Potential and problems in the organizational field;

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Polit DF, Beck CT. Edizione italiana a cura di Palese A. Fondamenti di Ricerca Infermieristica (Edizione 2) McGraw-Hill Education 2018

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