RN-BSN - Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Course Code
NURS 370  Credits
Title Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice 
Prerequisite NURS 301 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course is designed to provide an overview of nursing research and its role in evidence-based practice. It explores research as it relates to nursing theory, clinical nursing practice and the broader arena of healthcare. Emphasis is placed on preparing students to retrieve, read and comprehend published research reports. A systematic approach to appraisal of research evidence is emphasized as a means of informing nurses' clinical decision making and is incorporated into a research critique and student developed evidence based practice project.