Postgraduate Course: Research Methods in Nursing and Health Care B (NUST11066)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||All healthcare professionals are now expected to have a sophisticated understanding of how research methods and research findings can be exploited in the delivery, development and evaluation of services for the benefit of patients and clients. This course assumes that students already possess at least some basic theoretical knowledge of the process and methods of research.
From the academic session 2010/2011, this course will be delivered online.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| - Demonstrate critical understanding of the role of research in nursing and healthcare
- Demonstrate critical understanding of research design in nursing and healthcare
- Demonstrate critical understanding and application of research methods in nursing and healthcare
- Deal with complex issues (epistemological, methodological, practical and ethical) which are attached to research methods and their applications in healthcare settings
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||From the academic session 2010/2011, this course will be delivered online.
|Course organiser||Dr Sheila Rodgers
Tel: (0131 6)51 3940
|Course secretary||Mrs Lorna Sheal
Tel: (0131 6)51 3970