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NURS 7440 Measurement for Nursing Science
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Research Methodology, Quantitative Research Methods and Statistical Analysis,Quantitative Research Methods,Statistical Analysis


Course Level: Doctoral Intermediate

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to: Doctoral Students

Institution:University of Colorado

Pre-requisites: Not applicable.

Course Description: This course provides a knowledge base in the process of instrumentation to measure psychosocial and behavioral phenomena. Techniques to evaluate existing instruments will be followed by methods for designing and testing the psychometric properties of new instruments. By the end of this course, the learner will be able to: 1. Explain classical measurement theory as applied to psychosocial instruments for use in research. 2. Evaluate existing instruments for feasibility of use in health care research. 3. Apply the basic inductive/deductive approaches and content validity assessment to developing a new instrument. 4. Design an instrumentation study to support the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of a new instrument. 5. Report ways to disseminate instrumentation research.


Method of Instruction: Asynchronous in Canvas with optional intensive.

Delivery Platform: Canvas

Campus visits required: Optional one week intensive week in Aurora

Course Contact: Office of Admissions and Student Affairs



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations: This course begins online, includes a 5-6 day OPTIONAL intensive on campus at CU College of Nursing in Aurora (TBA) and continues online. Information on housing, location, books and readings, etc. will be sent after enrollment. Open to PhD and DNP students.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: BXN
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 5
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 06-03-19
End Date: 08-09-19

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Section: BXN
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 8
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 06-01-20
End Date: 08-07-20

approved for 3 students


Section: BXN
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 5
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 06-07-21
End Date: 08-20-21


Section: BXN
Instructor: Dr. Brie Thumm
Seats: 5
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 06-06-22
End Date: 06-06-22

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