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NGRD 681 Philosophical Foundations of Nursing Science
Credit hours: 4 per Quarter
Cluster: Nursing Knowledge Development: Theory, Philosophy and Science, Nursing Knowledge Development: Theory, Philosophy and Science


Course Level: Doctoral

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:Loma Linda University

Pre-requisites: A PhD student

Course Description: Explores the development of scientific thought and knowledge. Examines sources of knowledge and the assumptions underlying major approaches to scientific inquiry. Critiques these approaches in relation to the expansion of nursing science.


Method of Instruction: blended

Delivery Platform: Canvas

Campus visits required: yes

Course Contact: Maritza Alvarado



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations: Dr. Mamier will be joined by Dr. Zane Yi. Dr. Yi holds a master’s degrees in philosophy from Loyola Marymount University (2004) and a master’s degree in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary (2005). His research interest includes 19th and 20th century philosophy (especially phenomenology and hermeneutics) and their intersection with theological thought and practice.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:


FALL 2019

Instructor: Dr. Iris Mamier
Seats: 5
Credits: 4 / Quarter
Start Date: 09-23-19
End Date: 12-13-19

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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