NURS 606. Evaluating Evidence to Improve Health Outcomes. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits (3 credits lecture). Provides essential skills for using research evidence to support and promote practice change. Collaboration between nursing and other disciplines in problem identification will be explored. Ethical dimensions of quality improvement research and research evidence will be reviewed. Students will formulate a clinical question, search for supporting evidence, apply appraisal principles to evaluate the evidence and derive practice-specific recommendations for implementation.