NURS 701 - Applied Data Analysis (3)

This course introduces the DNP student to the process of qualitative and quantitative data analysis, including the procedures which are appropriate for handling these data in given situations. Students will also acquire the knowledge and skills to evaluate the use of data analysis techniqes. Emphasis will be placed on the essential relationship between data analysis and the research process. A strong foundation of data and research analysis skills provides the DNP student with the tools to interpret and apply research findings to clinical practice for improved patient care. This information will be used to plan and evaluate care for individuals and families, and to effect and evaluate organizational changes.