nsg515 | Graduate
Nursing Research And Evidence-based Practice
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Introduction of MSN to Research
- Differentiate between quantitative and qualitative methods.
- Relate the roles of the nurse as scientist to research and evidence-based practice.
- Describe the process of translation of evidence into clinical practice.
Quantitative Research Analysis
- Compare the main designs of quantitative research.
- Explain quantitative nursing research in the hierarchy of evidence.
- Analyze the criteria for rigor of quantitative studies.
- Interpret a quantitative research report.
- Explain population sampling methods.
Qualitative Research Analysis
- Compare the main designs of qualitative research.
- Explain qualitative nursing research in the hierarchy of evidence.
- Analyze the criteria for rigor of qualitative studies.
- Interpret a qualitative research report.
Legal and Ethical Implications
- Identify legal and ethical issues in nursing research.
- Describe the institutional review board and use of human subjects.
- Explain how to protect study participants and at-risk populations.
Considering Validity and Reliability of Findings
- Relate levels of evidence to the implications for application into practice.
- Relate triangulation methods to the reliability and validity of findings.
- Analyze systematic reviews of research evidence.
Integrating Results Into Practice
- Determine levels of evidence supporting clinical guidelines for application in practice settings to improve health outcomes.
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