School Of Biomedical And Health Science

Evidence-Based PracticeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400865.1


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Knowledge and skills of Foundations of Research & Evidence-based Practice and Research Methods (Qualitative and Quantitative).

Equivalent Units
400154 - Integrating Evidence into Practice

400864 Research Methods (Quantitative and Qualitative)

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.

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