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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: $647.55* (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 have a current nursing registration/licensure with a College of Nurses or nursing regulatory body 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 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Thursday4:30 PM - 6:30 PM 13 Sep 2018-13 Dec 2018
Thursday7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 13 Sep 2018-13 Dec 2018
Winter 2019
Enrolment for Winter 2019 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.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday
and Distance: Internet
6:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.15 Jan 2019 - 16 Apr 2019
15 Jan 2019 - 16 Apr 2019
Spring/Summer 2019
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 11, 2019. Regular enrolment begins on February 25, 2019.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 07 May 2019-30 Jul 2019
Distance: Internet 04 May 2019-10 Aug 2019
and Saturday8:00 AM - 10:00 AM 04 May 2019-10 Aug 2019

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