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EMORY UNIVERSITY NELL HODGSON WOODRUFF SCHOOL OF NURSING TITLE: NRSG 507: Theory and Research Applications CREDIT ALLOCATION: 3 Semester hours PLACEMENT: Tuesdays 1:00 – 3:50 PM Rm. 201 FACULTY: Catherine Vena, PhD, RN | Eun Seok (Julie) Cha, PhD, RN | Clinical Associate Professor | Assistant Professor | Room 224 | Room 234 | cvena@emory.edu | echa5@emory.edu | 404-727-8430 | 404-712-9578 | Office Hours: By appointment | Office Hours: By appointment | COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to the theoretical and research foundations of advanced nursing practice. Key content to be covered includes the philosophical basis of science and…show more content…
5. Distinguished Lecture 4% Students will attend the lecture celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Lillian Carter Center for International Nursing on November 9, 2011 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM. Students will prepare a paper (no more than one page) critically interacting with the lecture content. 6. Attendance at Group Presentations 4% Students are expected to attend class on group presentation days (11/29/11 and 12/6/11). Attendance will be taken. Required Textbook: Melnyk, B and Fineout-Overholt, E (2010). Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice (2nd ed). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Recommended Textbooks: Norman, G.R. and Streiner, D.L. (2003). PDQ Statistics (3rd edition). McGraw Hill. Additional Resources Available through eTextbooks at the Health Sciences Library: ESSENTIALS OF NURSING RESEARCH, 7th, Denise Polit, PhD, Cheryl Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , 2010, ISBN 10: 0781781531, ISBN 13: 9780781781534, © Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2010 EVALUATING RESEARCH FOR EVIDENCE-BASED NURSING PRACTICE, 1st, Jacqueline Fawcett, PHD, FAAN, Joan Garity, EDD, RN, F.A. Davis Company , 2009, ISBN 10: 0803614896, ISBN 13: 9780803614895, © by F. A. Davis Company 2009 NURSE TO NURSE: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE, 1st, June Larrabee,
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