Introduction to Evidence Based Research

NSG 430 emphasizes the professional nurse's role in participating in, conducting, and integrating evidence into practice. This course introduces students to the use of evidence for advancement of best practices and prepares them to read and critically appraise research findings. Students will use the research process and outcome measures to apply quality and safety concepts in identified clinical problems. Assignments include critical analysis of research evidence and a systematic literature review as the initial components of the Capstone Project. Prerequisites: Completion of MTH 245 with minimum grade of "C" or higher and admission to BSN Program or permission of Dean, Nursing and Health Sciences. This course must be completed immediately prior to the last semester of the program.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Additional Course Fees

Prerequisites:

  • MTH 245 - Probability and Statistics
  • Admission into BSN program or permission from Dean

Restrictions:

  • This course must be completed immediately prior to the last semester of the program.

Last updated: 10/27/2020