The School of Nursing has long be recognized as producing outstanding clinical practice professionals who advance the work of God by contributing to the health of individuals, families, and communities at local and global levels. Many nurses work as researchers based in university and / or health care settings. This web site is offered and maintained for those in the profession who are interested in furthering the profession with effective inquiry and research.
The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines research as "a studious inquiry or examination; especially investigation or experimentation aimed at the discovery and interpretation of facts, revision of accepted theories or laws in the light of new facts, or practical application of such new or revised theories or laws". Scientific nursing research relies on the application of systematic methods that result in the discovery of new knowledge and translation of that knowledge to consumers. The information provided through this website is intended to encourage and assist novice and experienced scholars and researchers in attaining their goals.