NURS 655: Biostatistics

2 Credits

This course covers a wide range of statistical methods used in health care research. It begins with a review of descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, and bivariate analyses including chi-square and correlation. It then introduces students to multivariate methods such as repeated measures ANOVA, linear regression, and binary logistic regression. The course is taught using an applied approach. Students are asked to relate the material to their own practice and use SPSS statistical software for assignments. The primary goal of the course is to prepare students to conduct statistical analyses for their Capstone project and other future research.