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NURSING 7030 - Undertaking nursing research Exploring Issues in clinical practice

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 6
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 2 hours per week
Restriction: MNurSc students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: Completed NURSING 7102OL
Assessment: Assessment 1: research organisational chart (0%), Assessment 2: research portfolio A - 5 research related activities as stated in study guide (40%), Assessment 3: research portfolio B - 6 research related activities as stated in study guide (60%)

This course focuses on how to conduct nursing research. It covers a range of both quantitative and qualitative methodologies and methods with a focus on how to use these research approaches and tools to identify answers to problems, issues and questions. Practical aspects of undertaking research are explored with an emphasis on research skill development. Course content includes philosophical underpinnings of research, ethical considerations, literature searching and reviewing, research methodologies, sampling / participant selection, common data collection methods, techniques for data analysis, writing research proposals and grant applications, managing a research project and dissemination research findings.

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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 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
13126 TU01 30 22 2 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 3pm - 5pm AHMS, 2075, Teaching Room
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 3pm - 5pm AHMS, 2075, Teaching Room