Where Can I Find Free Online Nursing Courses?

Students interested in studying nursing online for free will be able to find a course at the University of Michigan. This is an advanced practice course that deals with research in the field. Schools offering Nursing degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

What You Need to Know

The University of Michigan offers an online course in nursing research. The course is available for free online, and it will cover topics such as health care and factors that go into nursing. Assignments will also be available.


University of Michigan

The University of Michigan's Utilization of Nursing Research in Advanced Practice is an OCW course offered by the OpenMichigan program, originally offered in June 2015. You can access study materials without enrolling in the course and for no charge.

What Topics Are Studied?

Key topics you will study include organizational, ethnic, racial and socioeconomic factors that impact nursing practice. You'll examine the design, implementation and evaluation of nursing research in health care organizations. The course assumes that you have knowledge of basic undergraduate statistics.

What Assignments Are Included?

Assignments include a research proposal of up to 20 pages and a critique of a journal article used in your research. Instructors will not review your work.

What Materials Are Included?

You can access lecture notes in PDF or PowerPoint format, class handouts in PDF or Word document format, and student presentations in streaming video format. Assignment guidelines are also available.

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