Jan 23, 2021  
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NURS 7301 - DEVELOPMENT OF NURSING KNOWLEDGE

[3 Credits]
This doctoral level course examines the organization and structure of nursing knowledge, focusing specifically on the nature of knowledge in scientific disciplines. This course is an introduction to the philosophical, historical, and theoretical foundations of nursing knowledge. Alternative philosophies of science and their relationship to nursing and issues in continued knowledge development are included. Students are guided to contemplate the philosophical underpinnings of specific theories in relation to research methods.