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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

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of NSSC 8000 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 19831

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 19831
  • $894.86
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 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. Students must contact the BCIT Bookstore to order the required course materials. Course delivery is online.
Status

CRN 41262

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 41262
  • $274.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

View

Cost

$274.98

Important information
  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course section is for students who require an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time option only.
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
  2. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Combined Critical Care/Emergency Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  3. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  4. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Combined Emergency/Critical Care Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  5. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  6. Specialty Nursing (High Acuity)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  7. Specialty Nursing (Neonatal)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  8. Specialty Nursing (Nephrology)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  9. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Critical Care Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  10. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  11. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  12. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  13. Specialty Nursing (Perioperative)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time

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