Nursing Research and Development II

Structure Type: Course
Code: SSHP2002
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 2.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Melender, Hanna-Leena
Teacher Team: Hakala, Paula ; Melender, Hanna-Leena
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
S-SH-2013H   3 autumn   2.0        
S-SH-2013T   3 autumn   2.0        
SH-2014   3 autumn   2.0        
TH-2014   3 autumn   2.0        
S-SH-2013VK   3 autumn   2.0        
SH-2015   2 spring   2.0        
TH-2015   2 spring   2.0        
SH-2016   2 spring   2.0        
TH-2016   2 spring   2.0        
SH-2017   2 spring   2.0        
SH-2017V   2 spring   2.0        
TH-2017   2 spring   2.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student is able to apply the most common data analysis methods. The student is able to enhance and evaluate the validity and reliability of a study/development project. The student is able to report study results/development work results orally and in writing.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 53 h
- of which scheduled studies: 25 h
- of which autonomous studies: 28 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Prerequisites: Nursing Research and Development I.

Contents

Data analysis methods. Enhancement and evaluation of the validity and reliability of a study/development work. Writing a research report or a development work report. Reporting study results or development work results orally in different occasions and in writing on different publication forums.

Recommended or Required Reading

Kankkunen, P. & Vehviläinen-Julkunen, K. 2015. Tutkimus hoitotieteessä. 3. uud. p. Helsinki: WSOYpro.
Other additional material that will be pointed out at the beginning of the study unit.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures 23 h, examination 2 h.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student is able to
- describe the key methods for qualitative and quantitative data analysis and apply them
- describe the key methods for enhancement and evaluation of the validity and reliability of a study/development work and apply them
- report study results/results of a development work with a good written communication style, with a critical and analytic approach, and prepare a study report/development work report and its oral presentation producing a functional and coherent report

Grade 3: The student is able to
- describe some of the methods for qualitative and quantitative data analysis
- describe some of the methods for enhancement and evaluation of the validity and reliability of a study/development work
- report study results/results of a development work with a good written communication style, partly with a critical and analytical approach, and prepare a working study report/development work report and its oral presentation

Grade 1: The student is able to
- name some of the methods for qualitative and quantitative data analysis
- name some of the methods for enhancement and evaluation of the validity and reliability of a study/development work
- report study results/results of a development work, and prepare a study report/development work report, and present it orally

Assessment Methods

Examination 100%. Numeric grading 0-5.

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