Unit 1 Outline - NUR 253 Nursing Research Spring 2014...

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1/20/2014 1 KATHELEEN HAWES,PHD,PCNS ASSISTANT PROFESSOR COLLEGE OF NURSING NUR 253 Nursing Research Spring 2014 Welcome to Nursing Research Overview of course Review Syllabus Orientation to SAKAI Unit 1 Ch 1 Role of Research in Nursing
1/20/2014 2 Course Overview Research is identified as one of the seven (7) major areas of professional development in the College of Nursing. To provide you with information about the research process and its implications for contribution to nursing knowledge and evidence-based practice. Knowledge What we know What is wisdom?
1/20/2014 3 And… It is an introduction to the principles of scientific inquiry: including identification of ways of analytical thinking common to problem solving and critical thinking in nursing. Information will be provided to assist you to critique selected nursing research studies, with the opportunity for evaluating and utilizing research findings in relation to nursing practice. Communication The best way to reach me will be through our Sakai site, using Private Messages [PM] Use [email protected] email for emergent issues only. I will respond within 1-2 business days to your message. Please check your SAKAI site at least twice a day for announcements and messages. DO NOT USE [email protected]
1/20/2014 4 ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES Office of Disability Services Any student with a documented disability is welcome to contact me early in the semester so that we may work out reasonable accommodations to support your success in this course. Students should also contact Disability Services for Students, Office of Student Life, 330 Memorial Union, 874-2098. From the University Manual: 6.40.10 and 6.40.11 Accommodations for Qualified Students With Disabilities. Students are expected to notify faculty at the onset of the semester if any special considerations are required in the classroom. If any special considerations are required for examinations, it is expected the student will notify the faculty a week before the examination with the appropriate paperwork.

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