Curriculum

Nursing Research and Statistics for Basic B.Sc. (Nursing)

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Topic

Learning objective

Teaching Guidelines

Methodology

Time

  • ·   Steps of scientific methods
  • Definition of research
  • Need for nursing research
  •  Characteristics of good research. Research Process
  • Describe the concept of research, terms, need and areas of research in nursing.
  • Explain the steps of research process.
  • Research and research process

 

To cover  Introduction and need for nursing research , Definition of research and nursing research, Steps of scientific method, Characteristics of good research
, Steps of research process- overview
Teacher seminar on
Needs for nursing research and steps of scientific method.

Interactive session on characteristics of good research.

4 Hrs
Research problem/question
· Identification of problem area
· Problem statement
· Criteria of a good research problem
· Writing objectives
  • Identify and state the research problem and objectives
To cover Research problem/question
Identification of problem area,
Problem statement, Criteria of a good research problem
Writing objectives, Teaching Learning Activities: Lecture Discussion.
Exercise on writing statement of problem and objectives
Teacher seminar on  research problem
Exercise on writing statement of problem and objectives

 

3 Hrs
Review of Literature
· Location
· Sources
· On line search; CTNHAL, COCHRANE etc
· Purposes
· Method of review
  • Review the related literature

 

  Lecture Discussion
· Exercise on reviewing one research report article for a selected research
problem
· Prepare annotated bibliography
3 hrs
· Research approaches and designs
· Historical, Survey and experimental
· Qualitative and quantitative designs
  • Describe the research approaches and designs

 

To cover  Research approaches and designs, Historical, Survey and experimental
Qualitative and quantitative designs
Teacher seminar on research approaches and design.  

4 Hrs

Sampling and data collection
· Definition of population Sample, sampling criteria, factors influencing
sampling process, types of sampling techniques.
· Data-why, what from whom, when and where to collect
· Data collection methods and instruments:
· Methods of data collection
· Questioning, interviewing .Observations, record analysis and
measurement
· Pilot study
· Data collection procedure
  • Explain the sampling and data collection
 

To cover Sampling and data collection
Definition of population Sample, sampling criteria, factors influencing
sampling process, types of sampling techniques, Data-why, what from whom, when and where to collect
Data collection methods and instruments:, Methods of data collection, Questioning, interviewing Observations, record analysis and
measurement
Pilot study, Data collection procedure

 

Teacher seminar on sampling and data collection.

4Hrs
Analysis of data:
· Complication, Tabulation, Summarization, presentation, interpretation of
Data
· Analyze, interpret and summarize the research data To Cover  Analysis of data: Complication, , Summarization, presentation, interpretation of
Data
Teacher seminar on data analysis 4 Hrs
Explain the use of statistics, scales of measurement and graphical
presentation of data.
· Describe the measures of central tendency and variability and methods of correlation.

 

 

  • Explain the use of statistics, scales of measurement and graphical

presentation of data.
· Describe the measures of central tendency and variability and methods of correlation.

To Cover  Explain the use of statistics, scales of measurement and graphical presentation of data, Describe the measures of central tendency and variability and methods of correlation. Vertical teaching on use of statistics and graphical presentation of data. 14 Hrs
  • Communication and utilization of Research

· Communication of research findings
· Verbal report .Writing research report .Writing scientific article/paper
· Critical review of published research
· Utilization of research findings

  • Communicate and utilize the research findings

 

To  Cover Communication and utilization of Research, Communication of research findings,  Verbal report, Writing research report .Writing scientific article/paper, Critical review of published research, Utilization of research findings Student seminar on communication and utilization of research. 3 hrs

 

 

 

Textbook:
1. Mahajan (BK), Methods in Biostatistics, Jaypee, 6th Edition. Suggested Reference:
2. Rao (S), Introduction to Biostatistics & Research methods, Riachard, 4th Edition.
3. Rao (V), A manual of Statistical and Anthropology, Jaypee, 2 Edition.
4. Norman, Biostatistics, B.C Decker, 2′ Edition.
5. Rao, Applied Statistics in Health Sciences, Jaypee.
6. Neg (KS), Biostatistics, AITBS