Research in Professional Nursing Practice

NURS407 (Not Liberal Arts) Research in Professional Nursing Practice 3 hrs. 3 crs. This course designed to provide students the opportunity to synthesize knowledge and skills from the natural and behavioral sciences, humanities, and nursing theory in order to understand the research process and its importance in guiding nursing practice and improving patient care. The student will identify a researchable problem; will critique published nursing research studies; and will perform a detailed literature search. Emphasis will be placed on identifying the best available research evidence and integrating it with clinical nursing decision-making. Preq: Department permission required. This is a Writing Intensive (WI) course. This course may be offered in a face-to-face, hybrid, or asynchronous online format.