Three hours lecture. Prerequisites: Admission to the RN-BSN program, STAT 130 or STAT 200, NURS 302, and NURS 332. Provides a comprehensive overview of the research process including problem statements, review of literature, methodology, design, sampling, data collection, and interpretation of findings. The course emphasizes knowledge and skills that are essential for critical evaluation of data-based publications and presentations. This course emphasizes models of Evidence-Based Practice and the knowledge and skills necessary for the critical evaluations of hierarchies of evidence and change theory which are critical for the evaluation of data based publications and presentations.
Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016