University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

NURSING 1010 - Research Methods and Evidence Based Practice

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Small Group Discovery Experience
Restriction: Available to B.Nurs students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assessment: Evaluation of evidence, online quizzes, research paper critiques

This course provides an introduction to a range of methodologies used in health research. An emphasis is placed on a broad appreciation of the methodologies rather than a focus on the philosophical perspectives that underpin the approaches. Key terms in research are emphasised and a beginner introduction to health statistics is given. With direction and using a structured template students are encouraged to begin critique of a range of research articles. The place of ethics in research will be complimented with discussion of research in nursing practice. The bulk of the course material will be delivered online although students will also have the opportunity for either a face to face workshop or a virtual equivalent to discuss content with peers.

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
18743 SE01 60 24 4 Mar - 8 Apr Monday 1pm - 2pm AHMS, 4050a&b, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 3 Jun Monday 1pm - 2pm AHMS, 4050a&b, Teaching Room