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NUR 130: Health Promotion and Risk Reduction

This libguide has been created to assist the students in NUR 130 Health Promotion and Risk Reduction with searching, locating and evaluating research articles.

WCC Nursing Student Community

You can access online tutorials for health information research.

1. Login to Blackboard
2. Click on WCC Nursing Student Community
3. Click on Library tab
4. Click on Nursing Research Modules

There are 5 Units broken down into 13 Modules

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Introduction

This guide is for students enrolled in Nursing 130 Health Promotion & Risk Reduction

Use this guide to assist you with searching, locating and evaluating research articles about health promotion & risk reduction.

Research Instruction January 12, 2015

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Research Assignment

You will need to search and retrieve five (5) health journal articles about health and behavior. With the five articles, you will write a one (1) page article including a reference page using APA format.

Selecting a Research Topic

Tips to selecting a research topic for this course:

  1. Select a topic that is interesting to you relating to the course
  2. Consult course textbook for ideas
  3. Relate topic to course content
    1. A focused topic will easily translate into a research question
  4. Follow research assignment guidelines
  5. When in doubt, ask your professor for clarification
  6. Overwhelmed with where to begin your research? Ask a librarian

Developing a Research Topic Video