75.653 – Qualitative Health Research Methods

Pre-requisite: Admission to the Master of Psychiatric Nursing Program

The focus of this course is to provide students with the theoretical background, methodological, and practical skills to engage in qualitative research. In this experiential course, students will develop knowledge and skills in the processes of qualitative research from question development to analysis of findings. Ethical guidelines for qualitative research will be discussed. Students will explore qualitative research methods to understand and apply approaches to specific research questions. Students will be introduced to methods for analyzing and presenting qualitative findings, including the use of software programs.