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NSSC 8000 - Systematic Inquiry

Nursing Specialty Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$843.27

Fall 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 31796

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 Online

Instructor

Janet Morrison

Course Outline

Cost

$843.27

Notes

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

CRN 31797

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 Distance

Instructor

Janet Morrison

Course Outline

Cost

$259.13

Notes

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

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

NSSC 8000 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

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

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