Research in Nursing

Catalog number: NURX-430

Description: Tests for knowledge and understanding of material typically taught in a one-semster upper-level course in a baccalaureate program. The examination measures knowledge and skill acquisition related to the research process. Evidence-based practice, critical thinking, critical reading, and the nurse's role in the application of research to practice are emphasized. The content covered on the examination consists of four major categories: foundations of research, quantitative research, qualitative research, and critique of a research study. A knowledge and understanding of statistics is required. (This is a required examination for the Excelsior College Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Mixed format examination multiple-choice and free response questions.) Have questions? Our FAQ about this exam may help.

Exam Type: Multiple Choice and Free Response

Credit / Level: 3.0 / Upper

Exam Fee: $325*

* Fee shown is for the exam only. Other associated expenses such as books and study resources, or travel, lodging, or providing any required documentation or background checks, are additional.


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