This unit provides students with an understanding of research literature in health sciences. Scientific literature and related pharmaceutical literature including trade publications will be appraised. The principles and skills in evaluation and interpretation of the literature will be discussed and applied to assess the validity of clinical trial design, and the presentation and interpretation of results. Basic information retrieval skills will be applied to bibliographic databases.
|Unit name||Critical Evaluation of Research Literature|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health
School of Medicine
Mr Colin Curtain (Coordinator) and other academic staff at the Division of Pharmacy, School of Medicine.
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|2||2015: $1,096.00||2015: $1,957.00||019907|
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Two assignments. Assignment 1 worth 10% (max word count 700). Assignment 2 worth 90% (max word count 5000 to 7000).
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