NS 346 - Evidence-Based Inquiry in Health Care

The student will learn how to ask clinical questions in PICOT format and to search common databases. The student develops the skill of critical appraisal of published research. Emphasis will be placed on how practice can be changed by the use of evidence-based guidelines and quality improvement processes.

Semester hours: 2.0

Prerequisites:

  • NS 116 - Introduction of Professional Nursing Concepts and Clinical Judgement: Theory
  • NS 125 - Foundational Skills and Assessment of the Adult: Theory
  • NS 126 - Foundational Skills and Assessment of the Adult: Clinical
  • NS 161 - Introduction to Population-Based Public Health Nursing: Theory Online
  • NS 233 - Assessment and Care of the Adult with Abnormal Findings: Theory
  • NS 234 - Assessment and Care of the Adult with Abnormal Findings: Clinical
  • NS 235 - Pharmacology I
  • NS 254 - Managing the Nursing Care of the Adult: Theory
  • NS 255 - Managing the Nursing Care of the Adult: Clinical
  • NS 256 - Pharmacology II
  • NS 261 - Population-Based Public Health Nursing – Health Policy and Current Trends: Theory Online
  • ST 310 - Statistics

Last updated: 06/17/2020