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Evidence-based Practice And Statistics

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This course emphasizes the role of evidence-based practice in the nursing profession. Topics include formulating research questions; collecting, summarizing, and interpreting data; and understanding the elements of research designs. The key concept is the role of the nurse as researcher.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Research Utilization in Evidence-Based Practice

    • Critique the quality of a nursing research article for application into evidence-based practice.

    Introduction to Nursing Research in Evidence-Based Practice

    • Determine ethical considerations in research.
    • Describe the process of how research becomes evidence-based practice.
    • Explain the role of the bachelor-prepared nurse in research and evidence-based practice.
    • Describe research designs and levels of evidence.
    • Explain the difference between research articles and articles about practice guidelines.

    Utilizing Qualitative Research

    • Interpret qualitative research methods and results.

    Interpreting Statistics in Quantitative Research

    • Compare strengths and weaknesses of statistical analytic designs.
    • Differentiate between statistical significance and clinical significance.

    Utilizing Quantitative Research

    • Interpret quantitative research methods and results.
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