Unit

School Of Science And Health

Research Methods (Quantitative and Qualitative)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 400864.3

Discipline: HEALTH NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
John Bidewell


Prerequisite
400863 Foundations of Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit further explores research methods used to acquire knowledge in healthcare. This includes research designs, international standards, key statistics, and interpretation of results. The range of health research methods will be presented, and studies about treatment effectiveness (clinical trials and systematic reviews), diagnostic effectiveness and qualitative approaches will be explored in detail. Pathways for early-career research are also introduced.



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