Course DescriptionIn this course the emphasis is on the preparation of statistical data, its analysis and interpretation within the context of the positivist research paradigm in nursing research. Descriptive and inferential statistics will be examined and utilized, from nursing research databases. Students will use computer technology to process numerical data and conduct statistical analyses. Strategies for critically reviewing, integrating and disseminating statistical findings from nursing research will be discussed as well as the implications of the findings for nursing practice.
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In order to take this course, you must have a current nursing registration/licensure with a College of Nurses or nursing regulatory body in a Canadian province or territory. You must also be formally admitted to the post diploma BScN degree through the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing prior to enrolment in this course.
The scheduling reflects the classroom-based instruction. In addition, students are required to participate in a mandatory weekly Internet component.
Students enrolled in Internet sections of this course are required to write the course test and/or exams online at preassigned dates and times that may vary or extend past the scheduled course end date. Details will be provided at the start of each course.
See the Nursing website, www.ryerson.ca/ce/nursing, for further information.