Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]

NURS 716 - Applications of Evidence-Based Care


THIS COURSE IS OFFERED ONLINE ONLY

The course is designed to support advanced practice nurses in the translation of nursing research to the use of research that will impact nursing practice. This course will serve as a touchstone for exploring the concept of Evidence Based Care (EBC). Evidence-based practice models will be examined and contrasted. Students will have the opportunity to appraise current research in their practice interests which will support students in developing improved practice guidelines, design processes to examine and disseminate findings. The course emphasizes the evaluation of research in the discipline of nursing and its application to professional practice both at the individual, family and population levels. The assimilation of knowledge, comparison to established benchmarks and research outcomes serve as a foundation to plan and develop innovations that influence quality care across practice settings and disciplines

Prerequisites:
Admission into the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program, UG research course, UG statistics course, graduate level research methods course or NURS 700, NURS 715.

Credits: 3



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