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Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney


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 2020

Unit name Understanding Nursing Research
Unit code CNA450
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Teaching staff

Christine Stirling

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

2x 1 day Intensive workshops, peer group seminars.


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

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