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HPS-2000 Statistics for the Health Professions

The focus of this course is on exploring the statistical methods used in health professions. Students review parametric and nonparametric techniques and explore the purpose, assumptions, selection, and interpretation of descriptive and inferential statistics. As part of the course, students use Microsoft Excel to organize and analyze data sets.

Notes: Open to all undergraduate University students, this course meets the Quantitative Literacy requirement for Bachelor of Science in Nursing students and satisfies the statistics prerequisite for NUR-4190: Exploring Evidence Based Practice and Research in Nursing and NUR-5300: Evidence-Based Nursing Practice in the Master of Science in Nursing degree program at Thomas Edison State University. This course cannot be used as a graduate nursing elective.

System Requirement: Specialized software is required for this course. Please see syllabus for more information.

BSN students: This course is offered 3 times per year during Session 1 of each 16 week Nursing Undergraduate term. Please check the 16 Week School of Nursing Undergraduate Academic Calendar for dates and registration information.

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Credits: 3

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