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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

$826.67

Fall 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 31796

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 23 Online

Instructor

Janet Morrison

Course Outline

Cost

$826.67

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Prerequisite: Completion of the Advanced Specialty Certificate. Course delivery is online format. Students need to contact the BCIT Bookstore to order course textbooks.
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 31797

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 23 Distance

Instructor

Janet Morrison

Course Outline

Cost

$253.98

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 format.
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2019

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

CRN 19831

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Online

Instructor

Janet Morrison

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$826.67

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Prerequisite: Completion of the Advanced Specialty Certificate. Students must contact the BCIT Bookstore to order course materials. Course delivery in 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.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 41262

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Online

Instructor

Janet Morrison

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$253.98

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 their course 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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

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 Spring/Summer 2017

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Nursing Research In Canada
Author Lobiondo-Wood
Publisher Elsevier
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-77172-098-4
Price $87.95
Required

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Nursing Research In Canada Study Guide
Author Lobiondo-Wood
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-77172-139-4
Price $39.95
Required

Winter 2019

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2019 offerings of this course.

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