Syllabus

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

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Topic

Learning objective

 

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  • ·   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

 

Must Know

Nice to know

Must Know

4 Hrs
  • Statement of research problem.
  • Statement of purpose and objectives.
  • Definition of research terms.
  • Review of literature
  • Identify and state the research problem and objectives
  • Review the related literature
Nice to Know

Desirable to know

Nice to know

3 Hrs
· Research approaches and designs
· Historical, Survey and experimental
· Qualitative and quantitative designs
  • Describe the research approaches and designs

 

 

Must know

 

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
Must Know

Nice to know

Must Know

4Hrs
Analysis of data:
· Complication, Tabulation, Summarization, presentation, interpretation of
Data
· Analyze, interpret and summarize the research data Must Know

Nice to know

Must Know

Nice to know

Desirable  to know

Must Know

4 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

 

Nice to know

Must Know

3 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.

Must Know

Nice to know

Must Know

14 Hrs
  • Correlation
  • Computation by rank difference methods.
  • Uses of correlation co-efficient.

 

  • Explain correlation and uses of correlation coefficient
Must Know

Nice to know

Must Know

Desirable to know

4  Hrs
  • Biostatistics: Crude rates and standardized rates, ratio and estimation of the trends.
  • Discuss Biostatistics
Must Know 4hrs
  • Introduction to computers in nursing
  • Introduction to computers and disk-operating system,
  • Introduction to word processing
  • Introduction to data base
  • Windows applications, word, excel, power point, multimedia.
  • Use of statistical packages.
  • Introduction to Internet & use of electronic mail

•   Computer aided teaching & testing

Describe application of computer in nursing.  

Nice to know

 

Desirable to know

Nice to know

4hrs