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NURS 7106 Context for Advancing Science
Credit hours: 2 per Semester
Cluster: Systems, Leadership, Informatics and Policy, Systems, Leadership, Informatics and Policy
https://student.apps.utah.edu/uofu/stu/ClassSchedules/main/1214/description.html?subj=NURS&catno=710

 

Course Level: Doctoral

Course Type: PhD

IPE: No

Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:University of Utah

Pre-requisites: Instructor Permission

Course Description: OVERVIEW OF CONTENT: This course is designed to examine the current socio-political, economic, and technologic context for advancing knowledge. Participants will examine key public health problems and their relationship to the national research agenda and priorities. Participants will evaluate major paradigm shifts in society and discuss the influence of such shifts on the advancement of science including funding for research. OBJECTIVES: By the end of the semester, students should be able to – 1. Construct a personal research/scholarly agenda relative to society, health professions, and knowledge advancement. 2. Prepare a written statement of their research problem and its significance. 3. Analyze the influence of shifting paradigms on how scientists are advancing knowledge to improve health and health care.

 

Method of Instruction: synchronous

Delivery Platform: Internet Video Conferencing

Campus visits required: none

Course Contact: Heather Clarkson

email: heather.clarkson@nurs.utah.edu

 

Tuition: current NEXus tuition rate

 

Other considerations: n/a

 

Available Seats by Semester for this course:

 

SUMMER 2019

Section: 02
Instructor: Deanna Kepka, PhD
Seats: 2
Credits: 2 / Semester
Start Date: 05-19-19
End Date: 08-02-19



SUMMER 2020

Section: 02
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 2
Credits: 2 / Semester
Start Date: 05-20-20
End Date: 07-31-20

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SPRING 2021

Section: 091
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 2
Credits: 2 / Semester
Start Date: 01-21-21
End Date: 05-05-21

This course meets using Internet Video Conferencing (or Zoom, depending on instructor preference). Please make sure you are available to attend class: [[DATES & TIMES TO BE DETEREMINED]] in the mountain time zone.



SUMMER 2021

Section: 091
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 2
Credits: 2 / Semester
Start Date: 05-21-21
End Date: 08-06-21

This course meets using Internet Video Conferencing (or Zoom, depending on instructor preference). Please make sure you are available to attend class: Tuesdays, 2:30PM-4:30PM in the mountain time zone.



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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