Scholarly Inquiry in Nursing

Scholarly Inquiry in Nursing
Acquiring knowledge of the research process, identifying clinical problems, evaluating and using evidence, and engaging in advanced writing and oral communication in the discipline.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCourses in Nursing Semester 2.
 NoteCompletion of both Nurs 320 and 339 fulfills GE Advanced Written and Oral Communication.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining NURS 320
Course Outcomes

The Research Process

Describe the research process.

Appropriate use of writing skills.

Write clearly, focus on a well-defined purpose, use APA conventions of structure, and adopt a voice, tone, and level of formality suited to the audience.

Communication through a productive writing process.

Demonstrate productive writing processes, which includes organizing content to enhance logical flow of ideas; revising; editing grammar, word usage, spelling, and punctuation; proofreading; seeking and using peer review; properly citing sources to avoid plagiarism; and writing successive drafts of the same paper.

Knowledge of the application of EVP to nursing practice.

Critically appraise published research for strength of evidence and potential contribution to clinical practice.

Appropriately communicate in original written and oral forms

Synthesize information from current evidence and disseminate through original written and oral communication.