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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CNUR 850</span>

CNUR 850 Research Methods


Degree Credit
Community Services Program Area


Corequisite(s): CNUR 805
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $629.03* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


In this course students will examine the contribution of research to the development of nursing science. They will explore the relationships between research and knowledge; and theory and practice. The focus will be on understanding the components of the research process, in the positivist and naturalist paradigms, as well as mixed methods designs. Students will use computer technology to search the nursing and health-related literature. The ethical conduct of research will be addressed. Students will learn to interpret and critically appraise nursing research studies, applying research findings to practice, and identifying areas for further nursing research.

Note: In order to take this course, you must be a Regulated Registered Nurse (RN) and have a registration/licensure with a College of Nurses in a Canadian province or territory. You must also be formally admitted to the post diploma BScN degree through the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing prior to enrolment in this course.

The scheduling reflects the classroom-based instruction. In addition, students are required to participate in a mandatory weekly Internet component.

Students enrolled in Internet sections of this course are required to write the course test and/or exams online at preassigned dates and times. The end dates for these sections have been adjusted to accommodate this requirement. Details will be provided at the start of each course.

See the Nursing website, www.ryerson.ca/ce/nursing, for further information.

Sample Classroom Course Outline

Fall 2017
Enrolment for Fall 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Distance Delivery Option
Thursday
and Distance: Internet
7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.14 Sep 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
14 Sep 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for Winter 2018 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Winter 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 08 May 2018-31 Jul 2018
Distance: Internet 05 May 2018-11 Aug 2018
and Saturday8:00 AM - 10:00 AM 05 May 2018-11 Aug 2018

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