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Research in Nursing

Catalog number: NURx430

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.