Courses & Units

Evidence Based Research Methods CAA209

Hobart

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Introduction

Delivery of health services requires the application of proven interventions. Practitioners in health service areas must be able to evaluate information they receive to make evidence based decisions in order to justify the care that they provide to patients. This unit will begin to enable participants to understand the concepts and methods of research so that they are able to locate and evaluate evidence and interpret its relevance to their practise and profession.

Summary

Unit name Evidence Based Research Methods
Unit code CAA209
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Paramedicine
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr Kate Brettingham-Moore

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 069905

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Flexible

Assessment

Online quizzes (20%),  Essay 1500 words (30%),  Research critique 2000 words (50%)

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