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NURS 409 Concepts of Evidence Based Practice for Practice Improvement

Pre or Co-requisite: MAT 134. Restricted to Nursing majors in the four year bachelor and the combined degree programs only.

Course Description: This course focuses on understanding and appraising the research evidence that informs clinical practice. Students are expected to formulate a clinical practice question, find, synthesize, and evaluate the research evidence related to that question, and determine implications for practice. Topics will foster a spirit of inquiry that will enable the student to be a creative and innovative nurse, and contribute to the improvement of quality outcomes for patient care.

Course Rotation: NY and PL: Fall and Spring.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

(MAT 134 Minimum Grade of C+ or MAT 141 Minimum Grade of C+ or MAT 117 Minimum Grade of C+) and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C+ and ( BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C+ or BIO 254 Minimum Grade of C+)

Corequisite

NURS 401