NURS 4312 Nursing Research

Designed to acquaint students with the research process in nursing. Emphasized are basic research concepts such as problem identification, methodologies, designs, data presentation and analysis, interpretations, and conclusions. Also considered are the ethical and legal implications of doing research. Emphasis is given to the critique of research studies to determine their validity and adequacy. Prerequisites: NURS 2310, 3312, 3610, 3611, 3313, 3612, and 3614 (or their equivalents); plus a statistics course. Concurrent enrollment in NURS 4610 and 4614 is usually expected for the traditional student.