2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 28, 2022  
2020 - 2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 302 - Principles of Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice


Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): UNIV 300 , ALHT 202  or MATH 115 , NURS 300 , ALHT 301 

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course is an introduction to the processes and methods used in nursing research specifically evidence based and nursing practice. Research and evidence applied in the clinical setting help us provide nursing care that produces improved patient outcomes. You will evaluate nursing research while exploring strategies for research utilization, evidence based practice, quality improvement, and dissemination of nursing knowledge.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Examine the elements of evidence-based practice and nursing research.
  2. Examine the role of ethics in nursing practice and research.
  3. Appraise nursing research studies for their utility in evidence based nursing practice.
  4. Critique quantitative and qualitative nursing studies and approaches to scientific inquiry.
  5. Apply concepts of evidence-based nursing, quality improvement and nursing research to clinical practice.