Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Research in Nursing and Health
NURS 4016 Research in Nursing and Health
Prerequisites:All NURS courses at the 3000-level with a minimum grade of 60% or SAT; MATH 1257
Corequisites:NURS 4006, NURS 4026 and NURS 4036
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:This course will explore the research process as it relates to the development of nursing science, and evidence-based nursing practice. Emphasis will be placed on students' clinical practice as the relevant source of questions for nursing research. Both qualitative and quantitative approaches to the generations of research data will be examined, including strategies associated with each of these methods. The knowledge and skills underpinning the analysis and critiquing of the research literature will be addressed with specific emphasis on its applicability to research utilization in nursing and related health disciplines.