School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Evidence Based Health CareWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401168.1

Discipline: NURSING

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
A basic knowledge of research methods at undergraduate level plus basic nursing knowledge and clinical nursing experience.

Equivalent Units
400206 Evidence Based Nursing

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course

About this Unit
This unit is designed to develop students’ knowledge of the principles and processes necessary for evidence-based clinical practice. General concepts associated with evidence-based health care are explored. In addition, students are assisted to formulate focused clinical questions and conduct a comprehensive literature search for research evidence that may assist in answering such questions. Issues and techniques involved in the rigorous appraisal of research reports are addressed. The importance of clinical significance when making clinical judgements about the implementation of research findings are also explored.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Access to the internet and computer.

8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT

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