NURS-500: Theoretical Found & Rsrch Meth

Class Program
Credits 4

Focuses on philosophical and historical health related theories as a framework for knowledge. Builds upon concepts from undergraduate nursing research to systematically examine quantitative and qualitative research methods and the reasoned critique of clinically relevant, published research. Examines the concept of evidence-based practice and its application to the delivery of culturally congruent care to promote adaptation. Discusses scientific information and access to health care data bases to facilitate development of scholarly activity. Creation of a focused review of literature using databases is explicated. Prerequisite: Admission to the MSN Program as a degree-seeking or non-degree seeking student.