Graduate Statistics for Advanced Practice and Research

Course Number: NURS 800
Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s):

Students will examine approaches to analysis and interpretation of data as well as gain in understanding of the rationale underlying the standard statistical procedures used to nursing research. Fundamental statistical concepts and techniques and addressed include: Descriptive statistics; probability; sampling; statistical distributions; confidence intervals; estimation; hypothesis testing; one-way ANOVA, correlation, chi-square tests; simple and multiple linear regression; logistic regression. Emphasis is on building competence in evaluating and integrating evidence to support advanced nursing practice.