NU 430: Nursing Research and Statistical Analysis

Class Program
Credits 4
This course provides an opportunity for students to continue to develop skills related to nursing research. Research skills include appraisal of literature, research design, measurement and statistical analysis, as well as scientific inquiry. Students discuss the philosophy underpinning qualitative versus quantitative, versus mixed methods research, and how to evaluate such studies. Students analyze evidence-based literature related to directly or indirectly improving patient-centered care, and classify the quality of evidence to design a 'best'' practice. [Essentials II; III; IX]