NUR 352 Research in Nursing

Prerequisite: NUR 342, CFS 221, BIO 222, CHM 113, and PSY 100 with C or better.

The focus of this course is the application of statistical analysis as it relates to real world health issues. This course is firmly grounded in statistical methods. The course includes an in-depth examination of various forms of research (quantitative, qualitative, evidenced based practice), and methods of collecting and analyzing data. Students will focus on the use of evidence-based knowledge from nursing and the sciences as the basis for practice, as described in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN's) Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice. Critical appraisal and use of nursing research studies as well as hypothesis testing will be a major emphasis of the course Four hours in class each week. NOTE: Taken Spring Term of junior year.


0.5 Course Credit