NURS-710: Biostatistics

Class Program
Credits 3

This course provides an overview of the most commonly used biostatistical methods in the context of nursing science and health care related research. The major topics to be covered include types of data, descriptive statistics and plots, theoretical distributions, probability, estimation, hypothesis testing, and one-way analysis of variance. An addistional focus is use of biostatistics to identify, evaluate, and implement data that contributes to meaningful evidence in populations based research, evidence-based advanced nursing practice, and optimal health outcomes.