Catalog 2018-2019

NS-532 Evidence-Based Practice & Leadership

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of Semester 1 courses- NS 509, NS 510, NS-511, NS-512, (17 credits) & Semester II courses: NS 519, NS-520, NS-521, NS 522, (17 credits) & enrolled in co-requisite courses & enrolled in co-requisite courses. This course provides a framework for evidence based nursing practice and health care system change as a synthesizing focus for nursing role development. Emphasis is on the basic concepts and processes of nursing research, and the application of these in the critical evaluation of research and clinical evidence for and application to clinical practice. Theories, concepts and models foundational to nursing clinical leadership and management will be explored to support innovation and improvement of nursing care. This course has been designated by the ABSN program as a writing intensive course.