HPS-200 Statistics for the Health Professions

Open to students enrolled in the Thomas Edison State College BSN and MSN degree programs and nonenrolled students who are registered nurses only. Meets the mathematics requirement for BSN students and satisfies the statistics advisory for NUR-530-NG Evidence-Based Nursing Practice in the MSN degree program at Thomas Edison State College. 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) Jul 2014 Oct 2014

Semester Hours: 3

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