NURS 856 - Res & Prof Dev Sem I
Prerequisite (Advisory): PhD student
Research and Professional Development Seminar I --- This course introduces first year doctoral students to the policies, practices and culture of Graduate Studies at the University and School; presents to students best practices and strategies for academic success; provides students opportunities for research and professional development for the production of independent and original scholarship and investigation; and familiarizes students with multiple resources of support at the University, local community and School crucial to successful degree completion. Students are introduced to program expectations, benchmarks and milestones. To integrate students into the scientific and intellectual community, the course provides opportunities to introduce students to the research activities of faculty, research intensive entities (REIs), and potential mentors and doctoral committee chairs.