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NURS 721. Advanced Concepts in Biobehavioral Research. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: NURS 720 or permission of instructor. This course focuses on applying concepts and measures used in biobehavioral research. It also discusses biobehavioral research priority areas, current methods and data sources. In addition, students will evaluate the types of measures used in biobehavioral research and relate these to their own focus areas. Students will apply their knowledge from the prerequisite course to develop a research proposal incorporating a research framework, concepts and measures, and methods used in biobehavioral research.