May 2023 Graduate Catalog 
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May 2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 560 - Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice

This course will introduce, and apply research methods and designs, knowledge-based research techniques, evidence-based practice, outcome evaluation, and evaluation of research processes. Grant writing and national guidelines regarding human subject research protection will be covered. Students will be exposed to the critique of qualitative and quantitative research methods. Ethical issues in research and the value of nursing and healthcare research will be critically explored. In addition, students will be able to develop a research proposal or carry out a quality improvement project. Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 Contact Hours: 45/0/0/45 Prerequisite: MA 320 or equivalent. Corequisite: None