Courses & Units

Improving Health and Nursing Practice through Translational Research CNA341

Hobart, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney

Introduction

This unit reinforces the research content covered in previous semesters and has an explicit emphasis on the implementation of research in practice.  Qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research, research ethics and accessing and interpreting high level evidence are examined in greater detail. The ways in which research influences improvements in health care, advances practice change and enhances health outcomes will be discussed through the presentation of selected research studies. Research pathways in nursing are addressed. Students will have the opportunity to engage with active researchers and develop an appreciation of the importance of the research process for nursing practice.

Students will have the opportunity to further develop their Professional Portfolio in this unit.

Summary

Unit name Improving Health and Nursing Practice through Translational Research
Unit code CNA341
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* 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.

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Fees

Domestic

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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

6 x 1 hour online lectures, 4 x 2 hour workshops

Assessment

Written assignment 2000 words (50%) Quizzes (20%), Oral presentation and portfolio activities(30%)

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Textbooks

Required

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