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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 : Band 1
ASCED code : 060301 - General Nursing
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: NUR1102


In this course students are introduced to an evidence-based approach to delivering safe and effective nursing care including 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 1, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 30 November 2021