Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Evidence in HealthWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401383.1

Discipline: HEALTH NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Nerida Klupp


Equivalent Units
400863 - Foundations of Research and Evidence-Based Practice, 700064 - Foundations of Research and Evidence-Based Practice (UWSC)

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Nerida Klupp  Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Nerida Klupp  Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  Nerida Klupp  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit will introduce skills for finding and using the best available evidence in health. This begins with understanding thinking systems, biases and why we often don’t accept, or respond, to facts, science and evidence. Students will learn the evidence-based practice process to formulate questions and find appropriate and relevant evidence from the unending amount of information available. The unit covers key concepts in how to read and understand a research paper. Students will develop skills for communicating evidence to strengthen arguments in academic writing and professional practice.


Courses
4656.3Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
4658.2Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING
4658.4Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CURRENT
4669.1Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine)CURRENT
4706.2Bachelor of PhysiotherapyCURRENT
4708.1Bachelor of Podiatric MedicineCURRENT
4709.1Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine (Honours)CURRENT
4711.2Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCURRENT
4712.2Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)CURRENT
4733.1Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)CURRENT
4741.2Bachelor of Sport DevelopmentCURRENT
4742.1Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)-Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
4747.2Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CURRENT
4763.2Bachelor of Speech PathologyCURRENT
4764.2Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)CURRENT
6000.2Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

MT4000.1Clinical SciencesCURRENT
MT4001.1Health PromotionCURRENT
MT4002.1Health Services ManagementCURRENT
MT4003.1Public HealthCURRENT
MT4004.1Recreational TherapyCURRENT




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