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that you review this section of your syllabus as a part of your preparations for taking Knowledge Check #1.Knowledge Check #1 Content:Introduction to Research, history of research, ways that knowledge is acquired in nursing, research functions and educational preparation: 0 -4 questionsCharacteristics of quantitative research designs in general, the four types of quantitative research designs and their specific attributes, RCTs, replication studies: 2 – 8 questionsCharacteristics of qualitative research designs, five major types of research designs: 2 – 6 questionsEthics in nursing research, historical events that have influenced ethical codes, ethical principles, human rights in nursing research, vulnerable populations, privacy, anonymity and confidentiality,informed consent, and the IRB. 2 – 6 questionsResearch questions, objectives, and hypotheses. 2 – 4 questionsStudy problem and purpose statements. 2 – 3 questionsVariables: independent, dependent, research, demographic, extraneous. 2 – 6 questionsLiterature reviews, primary vs secondary sources, theoretical and data-based literature. 1 – 3 questions.Elements of a theory, conceptual models, study / research frameworks, middle range theories 1 – 3 questions.APA formatting. 2 – 4 questions. Knowledge Check #1 BlueprintN4325 Nursing Research