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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    Sep 19, 2021  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

NURS 7050 - Knowledge Building

Hours: 2
This course examines the scientific underpinnings of advanced practice nursing. It includes an exploration of the major philosophies of science and the history of knowledge development. Students examine the creation, use and critique of theories from nursing and other disciplines that support advanced practice. The current focus on middle range theories will be explored and the relationship of theories to research and practice will be analyzed. Cutting edge developments in science such as genomics will be examined for their relationship to advanced clinical practice.