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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours lectures/tutorials |
Total Time Commitment: Approximately 108 hours Students are expected to devote approximately 9-10 hours a week to this subject
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||This subject requires students to actively and safely contribute to clinical activities. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Nursing Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorProfessor Linda Johnston
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject is designed to meet the needs of nurses to retrieve, critically appraise and utilise nursing and other related research as an evidential base for practice. This subject provides an overview of research methodologies that will equip students with a broad appreciation of the many aspects of clinical research, including ethical and quality issues. The subject will develop student skills and knowledge allowing participants to undertake a team-based research project in the following year.
At the completion of the subject students will be able to:
|Assessment:||2,000-word critical appraisal of a recent research article relevant to nursing (Week 5) - 40% 2,000-word group research project plan (Week 11) - 40% (Group mark, maximum of 6 per group) 1,000-word written assignment (Week 12) - 20%|
|Prescribed Texts:||Melnyk, B., & Fineout-Overholt, E. (Eds). (2005). Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare. A guide to best practice. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate: |
|Links to further information:||http://www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au/|
Master of Nursing Science |
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