|HCS||NUR||2000D||2||Research for Evidence-Based Practice 1|
This course examines the interaction of theory, research, and clinical expertise in the development of evidence-based nursing practice. Students identify relevant research and critically appraise published studies to evaluate their quality and applicability to clinical practice. Students gain an understanding of the research process, the critical appraisal of published research studies that use a variety of research designs, and the role of research in evidence-based practice. Students synthesize critically appraised evidence on a clinical topic. Students describe the methodologies used for quality improvement and safety initiatives.