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|Qualitative Methods RIG|
The Qualitative RIG was established to advance the use of qualitative research and mixed methods to study problems of interest to nurse clinicians, educators, and administrators. The use of naturalistic inquiry, phenomenology, ethnography grounded theory, case study, content analysis, and other qualitative methodologies have become increasingly important to understanding the experiences of individuals, families, and groups in confronting a variety of health care issues.
Comprised of nurse researchers from around the Midwest, the Qualitativ• We are looking for RIG members who would like to showcase their programs of research, highlighting qualitative research methods. Please email Dr. Bonis, the current chair, if you would like to be represented in the research snapshots.
Who Should Join?
Anyone who has an interest in qualitative and mixed methods methodologies to advance nursing research.
Overall/Long Term Goals
3 Year Goals
2018-2019 RIG Contacts
We are looking for RIG members who would like to showcase their programs of research, highlighting qualitative research methods. Please email Dr. Connelly, the current chair, if you would like to be represented in the research snapshots.
Member in the Spotlight
Cherrill Iona Stockmann
Dr. Stockmann currently teaches both undergraduate and graduate research courses at Methodist College in Peoria, Illinois. Her research focuses on mental health simulation and the use and outcomes of presence as a nursing intervention. Her research interests include simulation and the use and outcomes of nursing presence. Her research activities include the use of simulation and OSCEs for undergraduate mental health nursing education. She recently completed an integrative review of the literature examining presence in the nurse-client relationship. Her collaboration interests include use of simulation for nursing care of transgender clients and the implementation of a mental health OSCE for undergraduate nursing education.
Dr. Stockmann conducted a focus group study with Dr. Desiree A. Diaz titled "Students' Perceptions of the Psychological Well-Being of a Transgender Client Through Simulation," following a descriptive study that explored the use of simulation to increase cognitive and reﬂective practice and to influence perceptions and attitudes related to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) population.
Stockmann, C. & Diaz, D.A. (2017). Students' perceptions of the psychological well-being of a transgender client through simulation. Journal of Nursing Education. (Accepted for publication July 10, 2017). *
2018-2019 RIG Awards To Be Offered
Opens: To be announced
To apply, please email your application to the RIG Chair
Click here to view the Qualitative Methods minutes from the 2016 Annual Conference.
Click here to view the minutes from the 2017 Annual Research Conference.
Click here to view the minutes from the 2018 Annual Research Conference.
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To join the Qualitative Methods LinkedIn page, click here.
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