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Systematic Inquiry NSSC 8000

Nursing Specialty Part-time Studies Course

Course details

In this online course, learners explore how research informs evidence-based nursing practice. Foundational research concepts and processes in quantitative and qualitative paradigms are examined. Learners critique primary research reports of interest, both individually and in groups, and address research utilization in practice.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$274.98 - $894.86 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of NSSC 8000 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 31796

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31796
  • $894.86
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Janet Morrison

Course outline

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Cost

$894.86

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Prerequisite: Completion of the Advanced Specialty Certificate. Course delivery is online. Students must contact the BCIT Bookstore to order course materials.
Status

CRN 31797

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31797
  • $274.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Janet Morrison

Course outline

View

Cost

$274.98

Important information
  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. This section is for students who require an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one time only option.
Status

Learning Outcomes

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of research in nursing practice.
  • Describe professional standards of research in nursing.
  • Differentiate between the philosophical stances of quantitative and qualitative research paradigms.
  • Analyze the ethical and legal implications of research studies.
  • Systematically analyze the major components of a primary research report — title, abstract, introduction, method, results, discussion, limitations, and recommendations.
  • Collaborate and communicate in a group to systematically critique primary research reports.
  • Demonstrate critical, reflective thinking throughout course assignments.
  • Synthesize course learning through discussion groups and reflective activities.
  • Examine possibilities for utilization of research in practice.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Systematic Inquiry (NSSC 8000) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Health Science (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Option)
    Bachelor of Health Science Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  2. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Combined Critical Care/Emergency Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  3. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  4. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Combined Emergency/Critical Care Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  5. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  6. Specialty Nursing (High Acuity)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  7. Specialty Nursing (Neonatal)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  8. Specialty Nursing (Nephrology)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  9. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Critical Care Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  10. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  11. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  12. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  13. Specialty Nursing (Perioperative)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning

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