Course details

NURS 900 - Seminar on Research

Prerequisite (Advisory): Scientific foundations for the practice doctorate

Prerequisite (Enforced):

Credits: 3.00

Seminar on Research Synthesis --- This course will familiarize students with scientific methods for evaluating levels of evidence and conducting systematic and integrative literature reviews. These techniques will be utilized to synthesize available evidence related to a clinical practice problem of choice. Course content will include an overview of the philosophy of science and theories/ models of practice; the methodology for searching existing databases, documenting the search process, and selecting appropriate inclusion/exclusion criteria for studies; and critical appraisal of evidence.