NURS 700

Advanced Nursing Science

3 Graduate credits
Effective May 1, 2012 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course focuses on the philosophy of science in nursing and its application to practice inquiry and practice knowledge development. Theories, models, and concepts that inform advanced nursing practice are systematically examined and evaluated. Students analyze the foundations of middle-range theories and explore application of theory to doctoral advanced nursing practice.

Special information

Prerequisite: Admission to DNP Program.

Learning outcomes


  • Analyze selected theories and conceptual models.
  • Critique research methodology used in evidence.
  • Evaluate analytical methods used in evidence.
  • Apply methods for conducting critical, systematic reviews of a specific health-related topic.
  • Apply research appraisal tools to evaluate the quality of evidence.
  • Synthesize evidence from multiple sources to translate into advanced practice nursing.

Spring 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Advanced Nursing Science Seppelt, Ann Marie Books Course details