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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 Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini, PhD, RN [email protected] HPNP 4207 (352) 273-6499 Office hours: Wednesdays from 10:30–12:30PM or by appointment DEPARTMENT CHAIR Jennifer H. Elder, PhD, RN, FAAN [email protected] HPNP 4221 (352) 273-6359 Office hours: By appointment only JACKSONVILLE CAMPUS DIRECTOR Andrea Gregg, DSN, RN [email protected] 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.
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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 6787 Wednesday 12:50-3:50pm G114 GVL TBA JAX This course is a combination of in-class and online learning formats. Students in this class are expected to actively contribute to in-class and on-line group discussions. For some weeks , the class will not meet in person but will have on- line learning activities. The other weeks we will meet face to face as scheduled. E-Learning is the course management system that you will use for this course. E-Learning is accessed by using your Gatorlink account name and password at . There are several tutorials and student help links on the E-Learning login site. If you have technical questions call the UF Computer Help Desk at 352-392-HELP or send email to [email protected] . It is important that you regularly check your Gatorlink account email for College and University
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