Analysis of Nursing Conceptual Frameworks in Research University of Sao Paulo
All research is grounded in a theoretical perspective. Nursing knowledge is only built through the development and testing of theories and conceptual frameworks. The purpose of this course is to enhance students understanding of how nursing conceptual frameworks are used to guide nursing research. Students will be able to aplly the knowledge learned in this course to guide their proposed research.
1. Describe the relationship between nursing science, philosophy, theory development and research; 2. Examine selected nursing theories and their application to research; 3. Apply the process of theoretical substruction in the analysis of nursing theory testing research.
Each student will select a published nursing theory testing research article and complete a theoretical substraction on the conceptual framework of the study.
Structure of knowledge in the discipline of nursing; The value and purpose of nursing theory; Tipes of theories; Selected conceptual frameworks and nursing theories and their application to guide research; Theoretical substraction of nursing theories.
Online Course Requirement
Rita de Cassia Gengo e Silva
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