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2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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NU 309 - Evidence-Based Practice

This course focuses on the role of nurses as research consumers and highlights how consumers of research contribute to the development of evidence-based practice. Students gain an understanding of the research process, how to read research critically, and the ability to understand and evaluate quantitative, qualitative, and outcomes research reports and to summarize research evidence to make changes in practice. Knowledge generated from nursing research when integrated with clinical expertise and patient needs provides a framework for making clinically effective individualized decisions.

Prerequisites & Notes
NU 300

Credits: 3

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