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NUR2300 Evidence Based Nursing Practice

Short Description: Evidence Based Nursing Practic
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Student contribution band : National Priority - Nursing
ASCED code : 060301 - General Nursing
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 26 April 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: NUR1102

Synopsis

In this course students are introduced to the research process within empirical and naturalistic research paradigms to provide the foundation for understanding common research methods used in nursing and health care. Students acquire foundational knowledge regarding common nursing research methods, skill in conducting electronic database searches, the ability to critically read the scholarly literature, and an introduction to the application of evidence-based practice in nursing and health care. A brief introduction to qualitative and quantitative data analysis is provided to facilitate critical appraisal of research findings and recommendations.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online
Semester 3, 2019 Online