The main objective of the course is to acquire the knowledge and skills to understand the significance of scientific research in the nursing/healthcare field
Course unit content
What does "research" mean
Types of research: experimental, descriptive, theoretical, empirical
The scientific, deductive and inductive method
Structure of the empirical research
Indicators, variables, concepts
Validity, sensitivity, specificity, reliability of a study
Evidence Based Medicine
Ethical problems of scientific research
Charter of Principles for Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities
and Code of Conduct
Classification of sources
Critical reading of a scientific article
To see the contents.
Fondamenti di ricerca infermieristica Polit; Beck. Mc Graw Hill
Costantini W., Calistri D. – OSTETRICA – libro 2. Piccin
The course will be held through lectures in presence (classroom) and work in small groups. Material will be available on Elly platform
Assessment methods and criteria
The evaluation of the achievement of module objectives is a written test including two different parts:
- multiple choice questions about arguments treated during the lessons;
- reading and analysis of an abstract with statements to define as true or false.
The grade will be in 30/30. The grade of the integrated course will be the credits-weighted mean of all modules.