Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney
Spring School (Extended) dates for 2015/2016:
Commences Monday 16th November 2015 – Friday 18th December 2015
Census Date Friday 14th December 2015
Recommences Monday 4th January 2016 – 5th February 2016
This unit aims to introduce students to the importance of research in nursing practice and the relationship between evidence-based practice (EBP) and patient quality/safety and professional growth as a developing Registered Nurse. Students will be introduced to EBP and develop an understanding of its relationship to research scholarship for understanding nursing phenomena. Students will also have the opportunity to explore the role of nursing staff in the ethical conduct of healthcare research.
|Unit name||Research And Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
|Discipline||School for Health Sciences|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Spring school (extended)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Spring school (extended)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Darlinghurst - Sydney||Spring school (extended)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||30/10/2017||23/11/2017||22/12/2017||13/2/2018|
* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $2,360.00||060301|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Online learning resources, including weekly lectures; four 3 hour workshops
Search report (750 words) 10%, Research report (1500 words + attachments) 40%, two hour exam 50%.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
InfP, 2013, Understanding Research for Nursing Students, 2nd ed, Learning Matters/Sage Publications, London.ormation about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
Co-op Bookshop links
- Hobart, Semester 2
- Hobart, Spring school (extended)
- Launceston, Semester 2
- Cradle Coast, Semester 2
- Rozelle - Sydney, Semester 2
- Rozelle - Sydney, Spring school (extended)
- Darlinghurst - Sydney, Spring school (extended)
The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.