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Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

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: 9781449686697
  • Product With Access Code    396 pages      © 2014
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Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing is an accessible and comprehensive learning tool for nurses returning to graduate school or in a professional role. Peer reviewed and course tested, this text presents statistics in a readable, user-friendly format to meet the learning needs of students. The text includes key terms, critical thinking questions, and case studies incorporating research and evidence-based practice to help nurses connect statistics with everyday work in the healthcare field.

Key Features:

  • Screenshots throughout each chapter guide students through applying statistics using SPSS
  • Key terms serve as a tool to guide and focus study
  • Critical Thinking Questions allow students to apply what they have learned
  • Self-Quizzes reinforce key concepts at the end of each chapter

Accompanied by Instructor Resources:

  • Save time with a Test Bank
  • Plan classroom lectures using PowerPoint Presentations created for each chapter
  • Review answers to Critical Thinking Questions and Self-Quizzes found in the text

Applicable Courses

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

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ISBN-13: 9781449686697

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