Instructions: 1. In your own words, discuss what it meant by the qualitative research approach to knowledge generation. 2. What are the characteristics of qualitative research studies? 3. Locate a nursing related journal article that used a qualitative research approach. Using what you know about qualitative research, answer the following questions: 4. What was the problem area and research question? 5. What were the study’s concepts, independent variables, dependent variables, and operational definitions (if any)? 6. How did the author overcome the limitations of doing a qualitative study? 7. Did the author question any collective subjective beliefs? If so, what were they? 8. Did the qualitative study incorporate “human concern” for the client with effective nursing practice? Explain, providing examples from the study.