Course details

NURS 803 - RCRS

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Credits: 1.00

Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship --- The primary goal of this course is to review and discuss various aspects of Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship (RCRS), and to enable students to demonstrate the ability to conduct quality research/scholarship as the foundation for strong professional reputation as a researcher.  RCRS is defined by the NIH as the practice of scientific investigation [and academia] with integrity.  It involves the awareness and application of established professional norms and ethical principles in the performance of all activities related scientific research [and academia]. According to NIH policy, RCRS training/course must be undertaken at least once during each career stage and at a frequency of no less than once every four years. Completion of this course is a graduation requirement of the PhD program at the Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan and a graduation requirement of the DNP program at the School of Nursing at the University of Michigan. PhD and DNP students are required to complete this RCRS course during the first year of study and before they initiate their doctoral dissertation-related work or their scholarly project.