Evidence Based Practice I: Appraising the Strength and Significance of Evidence

This course focuses on the critical appraisal of health-related research to prepare learners to identify best practices and translate evidence to clinical practice, population health or health policy and analysis. Emphasis will be placed on evaluation multiple sources of existing evidence as the first step in identifying knowledge, practice or policy gaps and in translating evidence to improve outcomes, quality, safety, cost and access to care for individuals and populations. Ethical issues in the conduct of research and translation of evidence will be explored.Prerequisite(s): Department permission required.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
Nursing
Number: 
NURSNG616-01C
Semester: 
Spring 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, February 2, 2018
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