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Eighth Annual Research Symposium: Be a Research ?Survivor?: Strategies, Challenges, and Rewards

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September 24, 2010
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Purpose: Provide participants with the latest information on implementing evidence based practice and utilizing research.

Target Audience: Nurses, Academic Faculty, Educators, Students and other healthcare professionals interested in healthcare research.


At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

-Critically appraise and differentiate between the purposes and uses of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research applied to clinical problems.

-Describe the process of building a well constructed clinical question using the PICO(T) method.

-Differentiate qualitative from quantitative nursing research strategies.

-Explore ways in which nurse investigators are conducting research to impact healthcare.

-Explore the current research of information technology with a focus on electronic health records.

Continuing Education Credit

Licensed Nurses- Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center?s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 5.75 contact hours.

Others-This program is approved for 0.575 CEUs (5.75 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

To register for this class, please visit our website at You may also call or email Tiffany Pierce at

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225 South Pleasantburg Drive
Greenville, South Carolina 29607
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Tiffany Pierce