This unit provides a framework for understanding the links between knowledge and practice. It is about considering the when, why and, importantly, how of translational research in practice. It is also designed to encourage the development of the capacity of health service leaders to identify and evaluate emerging knowledge relevant to their practice, and to implement change based on this knowledge within their sphere of influence.
|Unit name||Translational Research and Health Service Innovation|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Coordinator||Doctor Suzanne Waddingham|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Online||Semester 1||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Online||Semester 2||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Online||Spring school (extended)||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||30/10/2023||22/11/2023||26/12/2023||18/2/2024|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Demonstrate knowledge of translational research principles and their relevance to own practice
- Appraise evidence and analyse the gaps between evidence-based practice and own practice
- Discuss barriers and formulate strategies that can be used to translate research into practice
- Apply the principles of knowledge translation to examine key factors that influence the adoption of research in your context.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
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Full year, distance, fully on line
|Assessment||Discussion board participation and task submission (20%)|Critical reflective journal (40%)|Literature review (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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