DNP 944 - Biostatistics/Epidemiology

This course provides an overview of the statistical techniques used in healthcare research. The role of epidemiology and statistics in advanced nursing practice will be explored. The course emphasizes the application of statistical concepts used to analyze and apply Evidence Based Practice using biostatistical data as a foundation to examine patterns of illness or injury in an identified population. Statistical topics, such as, hypothesis testing, multiple regression, non-parametric tests and survival analysis will be covered. Epidemiological methods will be explored with focus on the related implications to the implementation and evaluation of policy, healthcare programs, and healthcare delivery systems.

Semester hours: 2.0

Prerequisites:

Last updated: 03/12/2019