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HPS-200 Statistics for the Health Professions

Open to all undergraduate University students. Meets the Quantitative requirement for BSN students and satisfies the statistics prerequisite for NUR-418 - Research in Nursing and NUR-530-NG Evidence-Based Nursing Practice in the MSN degree program at Thomas Edison State University. Cannot be used as a graduate nursing elective.

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 MS Excel™ to organize and analyze data sets.

Advisory: Students are required to have access to Microsoft Excel software preferably running on a Windows platform or have the capability of saving Excel files in PC-readable format.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (HPS-200-OL):
Oct 2019,  Nov 2019,  Dec 2019,  Jan 2020,  Feb 2020,  Mar 2020

Semester Hours: 3

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