Course Catalog

NURS 228 Nursing Theory & Evidence Based Practice

This course introduces the student to the interrelationships among theory, practice and research in professional nursing. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process and evidence-based practice as foundational in the development of the professional nurse, as it relates to the cultural, spiritual, biopsychosocial care of the patient. The student will appreciate the differences between quantitative and qualitative research and EBP and will be introduced to concepts of nursing informatics. This course provides an understanding of how quality nursing care affects patient outcomes.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Required BIOL-113 or BIOL-123N CHEM-110 or CHEM-111 & CHEM-112

Course Type

QL

Offered

QL