This introductory research course incorporates a study of research concepts and techniques that enables students to analyze nursing studies and apply pertinent findings to nursing care. Students will acquire familiarity with the process of scientific inquiry as the basis for generation of nursing knowledge. Underlying paradigms shaping nursing research will be described in the analysis of qualitative and quantitative research. Students will gain knowledge and skill in research utilization as the foundation of evidence-based nursing practice.
Course code: NURS 3265
Length: 45.0 hours
Prerequisites(NURS 2261, NURS 2263, NURS 2264, NURS 2265, NURS 2266), or, (NURS 1357, NURS 1358, NURS 1359, NURS 1399).
CorequisitesNURS 3160, NURS 3163, NURS 3164.
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.