Courses & Units

Research And Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing CNA205

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Research And Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
Unit code CNA205
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences B
Teaching staff

School of Health Sciences Staff

Level Intermediate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Spring school (extended) On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Spring school (extended) On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Spring school (extended) On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015
Spring school (extended) 31/10/2015 23/11/2015 22/12/2015 13/2/2016

* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $2,247.00 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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online learning resources, including weekly lectures; four 3 hour workshops

Assessment

Search report (750 words) 10%, Research report (1500 words + attachments) 40%, two hour exam 50%.

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Textbooks

Required

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.

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