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Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing, Second Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): MyoungJin Kim, PhD, Assistant Professor, Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
Caroline Mallory, PhD, RN, Associate Dean for Research, Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
  • ISBN-13: 9781284088373
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     414 pages      © 2017
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing, Second Edition presents statistics in a readable, user-friendly manner for both graduate students and the professional nurse. This text is designed to promote a comprehensive understanding of statistics as applied in all aspects of clinical practice and health care settings. Due to health care reform and the emphasis on quality care and patient safety, nurse are required to have the skills to interpret and evaluate statistical findings for practice, as well as use statistics in the design of evidence-based practice projects. The Second Edition features case studies which reinforce learning by incorporating research and evidence-based practice to help students and professional nurses connect statistics with their day-to-day work.

Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing, Second Edition addresses the important topic of big data by outlining the challenges and opportunities for nurse leaders in practice as well as in education. The text also discusses how the use of big data will influence the future of evidence-based practice in nursing.

New to the Second Edition
• New content emphasizing the dynamic nature of the healthcare environment, policy, and evidence-based practice concepts
• New chapter on trends in statistics in nursing
• Updated screen shots and new procedures for using latest SPSS application
• Expand sample data sets for use in instructor and student resources

Instructor Resources:

  • Slides in PowerPoint format
  • Chapter Quizzes
  • Midterm and Final exams
  • Answers to Critical Thinking Questions
  • Solutions to the Practice Problems


Applicable Courses

  • Research Design
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Introductory Graduate level statistics
1  Evidence-based Practice in Nursing, or Why do I need to Take Statistics?
2  Statistical Essentials
3  Statistical Essentials II: Measurement
4  Working with IBM SPSS: Statistical Packages for the Social Sciences
5  Organizing and Displaying Data
6  Descriptive Statistics
7  Hypothesis Testing
8  Getting Ready for the Analysis
9  Examining Relationships Between and Among Variables
10  Modeling Relationships
11  Tests for Comparing Group Means: Part I
12  Tests for Comparing Group Means: Part II
13  Nonparametric Tests
14  Categorical Data Analysis
15  Common Statistical Mistakes

MyoungJin Kim, PhD-Assistant Professor, Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

Dr. Kim received his PhD in Applied Statistics and Research Methods at University of Northern Colorado. His research interests include statistics education, statistical process control, and statistical methods. His works have been published in Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, Journal of Modern Applied Statistics Methods, Interstat: Statistics on the internet, Journal of Nursing Education, Pan-Asian Journal of Sport & Physical Education. Dr. Kim teaches graduate level statistics courses for both master’s and PhD students, and provides statistical supports for Mennonite College of Nursing faculty and students.  Presently, Dr. Kim is assistant professor and college statistician for Mennonite College of Nursing.

Caroline Mallory, PhD, RN-Associate Dean for Research, Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

Dr. Mallory received her PhD in Nursing Science at Indiana University in Indianapolis, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research on prevention of HIV/AIDS among women has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and Illinois Department of Public Health and published in Health Care for Women International, Qualitative Health Research, The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Applied Nursing Research, Research in Nursing & Health, and Journal of Advanced Nursing. Dr. Mallory teaches across nursing undergraduate and graduate curricula, including the PhD program. Presently, Dr. Mallory is professor, graduate program coordinator and Associate Dean for Research at Mennonite College of Nursing.

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284088373

Additional Resources for Instructors
Answers to In-Text Questions
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Test Bank

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