Basic Characteristics of Qualitative Research

Prepare at least a 350-word post discussing the strengths and weaknesses of the sampling method used in this study and if the sampling method promoted reliable and valid results. Include in the discussion if there is anything the researcher could have done to improve the sampling process.

-For this Discussion, be sure to review the qualitative article by Vretare and Anderzen-Carlsson (2020). Then, view this week’s Qualitative Research Design PowerPoint webinar that describes each step of the qualitative research process and different approaches used to conduct qualitative research.

You will need to prepare and post a 250-word response that addresses the following:

Qualitative research often is viewed as not having the same rigor and adherence to objective standards as quantitative studies.

Using the references provided to assist you, prepare an argument to either support or refute this claim and post it to the Discussion.

In your response, explain if qualitative research does or does not have the controls needed to generate the results that contribute to the nursing knowledge base.
Then, explain if qualitative research could be used to investigate the patient safety problem you identified in Week 1. ….(I chose Falls and Patient fall prevention in hospitals)