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NURS 7102 Metatheory in Nursing II
Credit hours: 2 per Semester
Cluster: Nursing Knowledge Development: Theory, Philosophy and Science,
www.nursing.ucdenver.edu/coursecatalog

 

Course Level: Doctoral Foundational

Course Type: PhD

IPE: No

Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:University of Colorado

Pre-requisites: none

Course Description: This course focuses on processes of knowledge development in nursing, including traditional and non-traditional methods. Application of a selected theory development method to a student-selected nursing phenomenon is required.

 

Method of Instruction: asynchronous

Delivery Platform: Canvas

Campus visits required: None.

Course Contact: Sarah Hyman

email: sarah.hyman@ucdenver.edu

 

Tuition: NEXus common price.

 

Other considerations: By the end of this course, the learner will be able to: (1) Critically analyze the evolution of theoretical thinking in nursing, including the influence of philosophies of science and theories from adjunctive disciplines. (2) Critique and apply different methods of theory analysis and evaluation. (3) Analyze, critique and apply different methods of theory development in nursing. (4) Develop a middle range theoretical knowledge structure (e.g., concept analysis, theory reformulation) related to a selected nursing phenomenon in the student’s area of interest.

 

Available Seats by Semester for this course:

 

SPRING 2018

Section: BXN
Instructor:TBA
Seats:5
Credits: 2 / Semester



SPRING 2016

Section: BXN
Instructor:TBA
Seats:5
Credits: 2 / Semester

Travel not required / remotely accessible - Intensive will be February 1 - 5, 2016.



SPRING 2017

Section: BXN
Instructor:Linda Flynn
Seats:5
Credits: 2 / Semester



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