Nursing Research: Understanding Nursing Innovations for the Transformation of Communities of Care

TitleNursing Research: Understanding Nursing Innovations for the Transformation of Communities of Care
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsBurge, DM, Sullivan, SCox
JournalJournal of Research Administration
Date PublishedFall2012
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number15391590
AbstractThe article describes the potent impact of nursing research in shaping and implementing current healthcare trends. Further, the article provides contextual information relevant to the historical development of nursing science from Florence Nightingale forward while marking milestones of achievement in nursing research endeavors and subsequent changes in healthcare. Finally, the article explores the complexities of nursing educational preparation for research and describes how all levels and types of nurses participate in the research process. Research administrators will achieve an improved appreciation for the role of nursing research in the transformation of healthcare in our current time. 
NotesBurge, Donna M. 1; Email Address:; Sullivan, Shelia Cox 2; Email Address:; Affiliations: 1: Assistant Professor Graduate School of Nursing Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences 4301 Jones Bridge Road Bethesda, Maryland 20814; 2: Central Arkansas Veterans Health System Eugene J. Towbin Healthcare Center 2200 Fort Roots Drive North Little Rock, Arkansas 72214; Issue Info: Fall2012, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p29; Thesaurus Term: MEDICAL care; Thesaurus Term: NURSES; Subject Term: NURSING research; Subject Term: CAREGIVERS; Subject Term: MEDICAL personnel-caregiver relationships; Author-Supplied Keyword: nursing innovations; Author-Supplied Keyword: nursing research; Author-Supplied Keyword: nursing transformation of healthcare; Number of Pages: 14p; Illustrations: 2 Charts; Document Type: Article