Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015
NRS 321 Introduction to Research in Nursing
3 hours; 3 credits
Introduction to steps of the research process and to strategies for critically appraising nursing research. Research utilization, applications for clinical nursing practice, the use of the computer in nursing research, and future directions of nursing research will be discussed. Students will read and critique a selection of current, published nursing research articles. Emphasis will be on clinical nursing research, including both qualitative and quantitative designs.
Pre- or corequisite: MTH 113
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