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NURS 704. Analysis and Construction of Theory for Nursing Research. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: NURS 703. This course focuses on analysis and critique of theoretical and conceptual foundations of research and the development process associated with constructing nursing disciplinary knowledge. Emphasis is placed on the processes for concept and theory development within the context of a research trajectory relevant to the discipline.