Quantitative Research in Healthcare

Subject code: NS5353:03

Quantitative research offers insight into causes, comparisons and associations, factors required for evidence- and value-based healthcare delivery. In this subject, students will build their capacity to hypothesise and interpret like a quantitative researcher. Students will formulate research questions, align theory and methods, and interpret and communicate statistical results to address questions arising from clinical scenarios.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, you will be able to:

  • Interpret healthcare-related quantitative research reports
  • Formulate hypotheses and align quantitative research approaches
  • Appraise quantitative research to determine suitable practice recommendations
  • Interpret and communicate statistical results to non-specialist audiences


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This subject forms part of the Advanced Practice, Leadership and Management, and Nurse Education majors in the online Master of Nursing.

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