NURS 6319. PSYCHOMETRIC AND NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS FOR HEALTHCARE RESEARCH. 3 Hours.
This course provides basic knowledge and skills to select the appropriate biostatistical analysis for different research designs, analyze data, interpret statistical results, and understand research articles in professional journals. Emphasis will be placed on reliability and validity of instruments commonly used in healthcare; assumptions testing including non-normality; nonparametric statistics for dependent samples and independent samples; logistic regression; and survival analysis. Proficiency in the use of a statistical software package will be achieved. Prerequisite: Graduate-level introductory statistics course.