This course provides basic content in the role and the use of nursing research in day to day practice settings. The steps of the research process are presented as well as major research approaches. Students study and critique selected examples of nursing research. Retrieval of library information is reviewed. Utilization of computerized statistical packages is introduced. Students design a small investigative study which has implications for nursing. Prerequisites: MTH 21404, NUR 30304, and NUR 30707 with a grade of “C” or better.
Offered Spring for 4 Semester hours.