|Prerequisites||NURS 220, NURS 225, NURS 230, NURS 240, NURS 255, NURS 265, NURS 310, NURS 320, NURS 330, NURS 340, NURS 375, STAT 205|
|Corequisites||NURS 410, NURS 420|
|Postrequisites||NURS 430, NURS 445, NURS 460|
This course introduces the research processes as a foundation for evidence-based nursing practice. The student will employ information technology in the search for published nursing research. This course requires a written critique of a published nursing research study and the presentation of an analysis of a published nursing research study to peers. The course includes three credit hours of theory (45 clock hours) and is taught over the entire trimester. This course meets the requirement for an oral and written communication course.