Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours lectures/ seminars/ tutorials/ group field work |
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In addition students are expected to devote approximately 6 hours of self directed study or group work to this subject throughout the semester.
NURS50003 - Nursing Science 1 and NURS50004 - Nursing Assessment & Care.
Students can only undertake this subject if they plan enrolling in NURS90059 - Nursing Research, during Semester 1 of the following year.
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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 Rochelle Wynne
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Alan Gilbert Building
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 necessary to understand the purpose and principles of evidence based practice (EBP) in order to undertake a team-based research project in the following year. Students will gain an appreciation of both qualitative and quantitative research methods and the fundamental differences in these approaches.
At the completion of the subject students will be able to:
In order to pass this subject, you must achieve a pass mark in assessments 1 and 2.
Schneider, Z., Whitehead, D., Elliot, D., Lobiondo-Wood, ZG., & Haber, J. (2007). Nursing & Midwifery Research: Methods and appraisal for evidence based practice (3rd ed.). Sydney: Mosby Elsevier.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate:
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This subject has a multi-media tutorial component delivered via the University's on-line Learning Management System (LMS). Students must have access to appropriate computer facilities and the Internet.
Master of Nursing Science |
Master of Nursing Science
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