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Unformatted text preview: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA COLLEGE OF NURSING COURSE SYLLABUS FALL 2009 COURSE NUMBER NGR 6101 COURSE TITLE Theory and Research for Nursing CREDITS 3 PLACEMENT First Semester in Master's Program OR Second Semester of BSN-Accelerated Track PRE/COREQUISITE None FACULTY Bryan Weber, ARNP, PhD HPNP 3221 (352) 273-6327 Office hours: Thursday 1:00 PM 3:00 PM by appt. DEPARTMENT CHAIR Jennifer H. Elder, PhD, RN, FAAN HPNP 4221 (352) 273-6359 Office hours: By appointment only JACKSONVILLE CAMPUS DIRECTOR Andrea Gregg, DSN, RN Jacksonville (904) 244-5172 Office hours: By appointment only COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is designed to further develop the knowledge and skills necessary to critique theory and research from nursing and related fields. Emphasis is on the relationship among theory, research and practice. COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Analyze the links among theory, research, and practice in nursing. 2. Analyze the elements of conceptual models and theoretical frameworks. 3. Critique theories in nursing and other disciplines for their applicability to nursing practice and research. COURSE OBJECTIVES (continued) 4. Critique published research to identify appropriate use of the steps of the research process. NGR 6101 COURSE SYLLABUS PAGE 2 5. Compare and contrast quantitative and qualitative research approaches relevant to nursing inquiry. 6. Critique research studies used to explore clinical problems in nursing. 7. Describe ethical and scientific integrity issues related to research. COURSE SCHEDULE Section Day Time Room 8899 Monday 12:50-3:50pm C1-9 & C1-7 (see attached schedule) It is important that you regularly check your Gatorlink account email for College and University wide information....
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