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NSSC 8000 - Systematic Inquiry

Nursing Specialty Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$860.16

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 25862

Tue Apr 06 - Fri Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 25 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Janet Morrison

Course Outline

Cost

$860.16

Notes

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

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 25864

Tue Apr 06 - Fri Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 25 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$264.33

Notes

  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 NSSC 8000 from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time option only.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

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 (Pediatric - Critical Care Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  10. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  11. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  12. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  13. Specialty Nursing (Perioperative)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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