Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Online (approximately 3 hours per week)
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours online |
Total Time Commitment: Students are expected to devote approximately 15-18 hours per week to this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's courses. Students who think their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
CoordinatorDr Sharon Kinney
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 5, 234 Queensberry St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9401
F: +61 3 9347 4375
|Subject Overview:||This subject explores nursing research. Students will identify how research questions arise, why specific methodologies are used, how studies are conducted, and data obtained, interpreted and reported. The emphasis of the subject is on skill acquisition and peer collaboration. The subject involves hands-on exercises on the use of the Internet in nursing research and practice; the exploration of Internet databases; the development of literature search and analysis skills; and the exploration of resources useful for research and practice.|
|Objectives:||At the completion of this subject the student should be able to demonstrate: · capacities in information seeking, evaluation and retrieval of literature and the ability to communicate findings in a concise written manner; · an appreciation of the design, conduct and reporting of original research in their area of practice; · the ability to successfully formulate a viable research question and develop a research proposal that will aid in the advancement of knowledge within their discipline; · the ability and confidence to participate in collaborative learning through a process of peer review.|
Total Words = 9,000 words
Note: Weeks 3, 10 and 11 cannot be missed.
Nursing & Midwifery Research: methods and appraisal for evidence based practice. 3rd Edition (Australian)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject the student should be able to demonstrate:
|Links to further information:||http://www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au|
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