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NURS 770. Quantitative Research. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: NURS 701 or permission of instructor; corequisite: NURS 702. This course provides knowledge and skills for identifying and selecting appropriate designs for quantitative health care research. The course analyzes major groups of research designs for fit with various types of research questions. This course examines strengths and weaknesses of the groups of research designs. Focuses on elements of research design that enhance rigor.