Courses Catalogue

Nursing Research 11 & Proposal Development

COURSE CODE: BNS 3103
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 2
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Nursing Sciences (Direct Entry), B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Nursing Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline


Introduction                                                                                                                       6 hrs 

  • Searching for Nursing Research Articles/ literature review
  •    Reviewing the Components of a Research Article 
  •   Review searching for research articles using HINARI/CINAHL/PubMed
  • Review of Qualitative Research: 9 hrs

Review of Qualitative Research:                                                                                    9 hrs 

  • Designs, data collection and data analysis    
  • Review of APA format
  • Critique a Qualitative Research Article 
  • Review of Quantitative Research 9 hrs • Designs, Data Collection and Data Analysis • 

Writing a Research Critique                                                                                            3hrs 

Using Research to Support Evidence Based Nursing Practice                                      3 hrs

Develop a research proposal

Mode of delivery

  • Modified lectures Discussion Clinical teaching De
  • Modified lectures
  • Discussion 
  •  Clinical teaching
  • Demonstrations