Dec 02, 2020  
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NUR 4169 - Evidence Based Nursing Practice


3 credits
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the RN/BSN Program; current, valid, unencumbered RN license. This course is restricted to students who are accepted into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program. In order to enroll in the 3000 and 4000 level NUR courses, students must complete ENC 1101 , ENC 1102 , and STA 2023  with grades of "C" or higher. Students also must complete all science prerequisites as noted on the program page.
This course is an elective offering in the RN/BSN program. Exploration and integration of current scientific evidence, use of clinical judgment, identification of patient preferences, and assessment of available resources are the conceptual elements used to promote clinical practice decision making. This course explores the concepts of critical analysis and outcomes research, emphasizing the elements of evidence based nursing practice. Focus is placed on utilization of research in clinical practice, and the student will examine and plan a resolution of a clinical nursing problem. This course is available to students as an online course and a face-to-face format that is web-enhanced, requiring students to complete classroom and specific web-based assignments and activities.



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