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NURS 218 - Applied Statistics

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Credits: 3

This is an applied statistics course that examines approaches to the analysis and interpretation of health data. Major topics covered in the course include descriptive statistics, probability theory, statistical inference, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, and survival analysis. Relevance of key concepts and analytic techniques to patient care, evaluation nursing interventions, and assessment of clinical outcomes will be emphasized throughout the course. Students will learn how to analyze health data using statistical software. Students will also consider ethical issues involved in collecting and using data.

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