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NURS 7200 Scientific Writing
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Scholarship and Writing,


Course Level: Doctoral Intermediate

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:University of Colorado

Pre-requisites: Completion of first-year coursework or instructor permission.

Course Description: Concentrating on clear, logical thinking as the most important element in manuscript communication, students will develop the discipline of writing focusing on writing roadmaps, precision/concision of words, and common writing pitfalls in the context of expectations for scientific publishing. At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Analyze the relationship between clear, logical thinking and successful scientific/scholarly writing. 2. Analyze common writing problems in the student’s own and other’s writing while proposing and applying solutions. 3. Prepare a manuscript for publication submission to a peer-reviewed journal using a systematic process of manuscript development, revision, and refinement. 4. Distinguish among the requirements and processes of submission and peer-review for a variety of scientific journals.


Method of Instruction: Online in Canvas with MANDATORY INTENSIVE on Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado for hands-on work with Dr. Lowe on your manuscript.

Delivery Platform: Canvas

Campus visits required: YES, second week of semester in Aurora, CO

Course Contact: Christopher Foster



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations: Dr. Nancy Lowe is a fellow of both the American Academy of Nursing and the American College of Nurse-Midwives, as well as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN).


Available Seats by Semester for this course:


FALL 2018

Section: BXN
Instructor:Nancy Lowe
Credits: 3 / Semester

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FALL 2016

Section: BXN
Credits: 3 / Semester

Linda Lewis

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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