NURS 6804 – Research Issues in Care of Acutely and Chronically Ill at Saint Louis University is an advanced-level graduate course that delves into research methodologies and issues related to the care of individuals facing acute and chronic illnesses. The course covers a comprehensive range of topics, including:
- Research Methodologies in Nursing:
- Introduction to various research methodologies relevant to nursing, with a focus on their application in understanding and improving care for acutely and chronically ill patients.
- Theoretical Frameworks in Healthcare:
- Exploration of theoretical models and frameworks that underpin research in the context of caring for individuals dealing with acute and chronic illnesses.
- Research Design for Healthcare Studies:
- In-depth examination of research design principles, emphasizing their practical application in healthcare settings. Students will learn to develop and critique research designs tailored to the complexities of acute and chronic care.
- Data Collection and Analysis in Nursing Research:
- Comprehensive coverage of data collection methods specific to nursing research, as well as statistical techniques used in analyzing healthcare data. Students will gain hands-on experience in handling and interpreting data relevant to the care of acutely and chronically ill individuals.
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- Ethical Considerations in Healthcare Research:
- Exploration of ethical issues and considerations unique to nursing research, particularly those arising in studies focused on the care of individuals dealing with acute and chronic illnesses.
- Application of Research Findings in Nursing Practice:
- Emphasis on translating research findings into evidence-based nursing practice. Students will learn to critically evaluate and apply research outcomes to enhance the quality of care provided to acutely and chronically ill patients.
- Interdisciplinary Approaches to Healthcare Research:
- Discussion of collaborative approaches to healthcare research, emphasizing the importance of interdisciplinary perspectives in addressing complex issues related to the care of individuals with acute and chronic illnesses.
This course is tailored for graduate students in nursing who aspire to advance their understanding of research methodologies in the context of acute and chronic care. It equips students with the skills needed to contribute to evidence-based nursing practice and fosters critical thinking in evaluating and conducting research within the realm of healthcare for individuals facing acute and chronic health challenges.