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Doody's Review ServiceReviewer: Kathleen M Woodruff, DNP (Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing)
Description: This book provides a basic foundation in the concepts of epidemiology while also providing solid instruction in applying statistical concepts. This resource should provide graduate nursing students with valuable guidance in the development and execution of research.
Purpose: The purpose is to assist graduate nursing students with expanding their knowledge and confidence with developing research topics. The book is designed to prepare advanced practice nursing students with the skills necessary to meet the standards of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for the degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice. The ultimate goal is for advanced practice nurses to develop critical questions and objectives for improving healthcare.
Audience: The primary audience is graduate-level nursing students. Master's and Doctoral level nursing students will learn valuable skills and knowledge in this text.
Features: The book describes epidemiology concepts and how to apply this knowledge in practical research. It provides in-depth information on the development of research designs, the implementation of a project, the analysis of data through statistics, and the presentation of study outcomes. The book covers a wide variety of topics, including disease prevention, infectious diseases, genetically linked diseases, and environmental epidemiology.
Assessment: This is an excellent resource for advanced practice nursing graduate students as well as practicing advanced practice nurses. The information is presented in a clear and concise manner. Multiple tables, graphs, and diagrams support the information. Each chapter presents up-to-date information organized by topics, and includes key points, critical questions, and a variety of supporting resources and references.