Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Evidence-Based PracticeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400865.5

Discipline: HEALTH NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Nerida Klupp


Assumed Knowledge
Knowledge and skills of Foundations of Research & Evidence-based Practice 400863 and Research Methods (Qualitative and Quantitative) 400864 and at least one clinical unit of the student’s program.


Equivalent Units
400154 - Integrating Evidence into Practice

Prerequisite

Students need to have done 400864 Research Methods plus one clinical unit from their specific program. This will be one of four possible units.

Students enrolled in Course Code 4661 (Continuing) or 4708 (Current) must have completed 400933 Podiatry Pre-Clinical

Students enrolled in Course Code 4663 (Continuing) or 4711 (Current) must have completed 400909 Occupational Therapy Practice 2

Students enrolled in Course Code 4662 (Continuing) or 4706 (Current) must have completed 401197 Clinical Education General

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in Course Codes 4660,4661, 4662, 4663, 4706, 4708, 4710, 4711.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
In this unit, students incorporate previous research and biostatistics knowledge to develop new skills for using evidence to inform all aspects of their professional practice. Evidence-based practice uses an enquiry led approach to manage expanding and uncertain knowledge by formulating answerable questions, effectively searching literature, critically appraising evidence validity and results, and to assess its significance in clinical practice and healthcare decision-making. Students will incorporate evidence in communication and shared decision making processes for patient scenarios relevant to their program.


Courses
4660.1Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Traditional Chinese MedicineCONTINUING
4660.2Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Traditional Chinese MedicineCONTINUING
4661.4Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Podiatric MedicineCONTINUING
4662.4Bachelor of Health Science/Master of PhysiotherapyCONTINUING
4663.2Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Occupational TherapyCONTINUING
4711.1Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCONTINUING
4711.2Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCURRENT
4763.1Bachelor of Speech PathologyCONTINUING




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