Oct 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog
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NURS 506 - Theoretical Foundations and Research Design


Credit(s): 3
This course examines philosophical and historical health related theories to further develop the knowledge and skills necessary to critique theory and research from nursing and related fields. Emphasis is placed on the relationship among theory, research, practice and nursing scholarship. Importance is placed on the critique, evaluation, and use of nursing and other relevant theories that apply to advanced nursing practice and a comprehensive approach to care. Evidence-based research will be examined, critiqued and evaluated as it relates to advanced nursing practice. Research findings will be evaluated in terms of cultural and socioeconomic relevance. An understanding of the research process, evidence-based practice roles, applicable theories and leadership functions are applied to the design and process of implementing and disseminating research findings for advanced practice nursing

Prerequisites: Admission to the MSN Program
Course Level: Graduate



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