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NUR3060 Nursing Research

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Nursing and Midwifery
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Requisites

Pre-requisite: (CMS1008 and MAT1008 and NUR1140 and NUR1120 and {Co-requisite or Pre-req NUR1200}) or (CMS1007 and NUR1140 and NUR1120 and {Co-req or Pre-req NUR1200}) or (CMS1007 and NUR2010 and NUR1020)

Other requisites

BNUR (Pre-Reg) students may only enrol in the EXT mode with the permission of the examiner.

Synopsis

The course provides an introduction to the role of research processes and scholarship activity in the Nursing profession. Content includes an examination of the research process and methodologies (qualitative and quantitative). Issues of validity, reliability, sampling, generalisation and application of findings are addressed from the research consumer perspective. The professional nurse's role in the dissemination of knowledge is examined as a scholarly expectation.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 External
Semester 2, 2012 External