NSG 410 Introduction to Nursing Research, 3 credits

This introductory course is designed to prepare students to become consumers of research who critically evaluate and base care on evidence. Emphasis is placed on the components of the quantitative and qualitative research processes, the concepts and terms associated with these processes, and the competencies necessary to read, evaluate, and interpret research findings for practice. Building on critical thinking skills, this course will expand students' knowledge by assisting them to develop and use principles of evidence based healthcare to address problems in professional practice.

Prerequisite: MTH 115; Cross reference HP 410

* Students who have completed a three-credit research course may not be required to complete HP (NSG) 410.