Courses & Units

Understanding Nursing Research CNA450

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney

Introduction

Understanding Nursing Research equips students with the skills and knowledge required to complete a rigorous research study. Students will explore different approaches to research and gain an understanding of the strengths and limitations of a variety of research methods. They will develop the ability to identify, critique and document the evidence base relevant to their chosen research area and through this process, identify researchable issues and questions.

Summary

Unit name Understanding Nursing Research
Unit code CNA450
Credit points 25
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences B
Teaching staff Damhnat McCann
Level Honours
Available as student elective? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015

* 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: $1,538.00 2015: $4,494.00 060301

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern2x 1 day Intensive workshops, peer group seminars.
Assessment

One 15 minute Seminar and a 3500 - 4000 word Literature Review

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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