School Of Health Sciences

Foundations of Research and Evidence-Based PracticeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400863.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

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

About this Unit
This unit considers the reasons and roles for evidence-based practice and research in healthcare, introducing students to core concepts and relevant terminology. Skills are developed for asking clinical or professional healthcare questions and translating these skills into search strategies for finding evidence. To make sense of that evidence, students are introduced to quantitative and qualitative research methods, types of data, how data are described and how biostatistics is used to provide meaning to research data.

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