Nursing Research (For Advanced Practice) OpenCourseWare: A Free Graduate Level Nursing Research Class by University of Michigan

Published Feb 07, 2009

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The University of Michigan's School of Nursing offers a version of its course 'Utilization of Nursing Research in Advanced Practice' as a free OpenCourseWare. The course explores the use of statistical analysis tools and technologies to help advanced practice nursing professionals improve patient care. This course is appropriate for graduate-level students who have experience using statistics to analyze collected data, as well as established nursing professionals looking to expand their skill sets.

Utilization of Nursing Research in Advanced Practice: Course Specifics

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Utilization of Nursing Research in Advanced Practice: Course Description

Professors Huey-Ming Tzeng, Ph.D., RN, Sonia A. Duffy, Ph.D., RN and Lisa K. Low, Ph.D., RN, CNM, FACNM, of the University of Michigan, developed the 'Utilization of Nursing Research in Advanced Practice' course to provide students with a deeper understanding of the evidence-based approach to advanced practice nursing. The course helps students to make use of today's technologies to synthesize and analyze collected data. The emphasis of the course is on the application of research utilization concepts and processes to advanced practice nursing. Prior coursework in statistical analysis methodologies is recommended before attempting this graduate-level course.

Course materials include lecture notes, handouts, assignments, a list of recommended text books, videos of student presentations and additional resources. To download the free course materials or to learn more, visit the advanced practice nursing research course page.

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