NURS 425 - Introduction to Nursing Research (3)
Prerequisites: NURS 215 , NURS 220 , NURS 225 , NURS 230 , NURS 235 , NURS 240 , NURS 265 , NURS 310 , NURS 315 , NURS 320 , NURS 330 , NURS 335 , NURS 340 , NURS 375
Corequisite: NURS 435 , NURS 440 , NURS 450
This course introduces the research processes as a foundation for evidence-based nursing practice. The student will employ information technology in the search for published nursing research. The course requires a written qualitative and quantitative proposal and critique of published nursing research studies, as well as the presentation of a research proposal to peers.
The course includes three credit hours of theory (45 clock hours) and is taught over the entire trimester. This course meets the requirement for an oral and written communication course.