This unit provides you with the foundational knowledge required to appreciate the role of research in clinical practice. The unit aims to deepen appreciation of the importance of research utilisation and evidence-based practice in the provision of quality patient, woman and family care. You will gain skills in searching for and evaluating high level evidence to answer questions from clinical practice and in the critical appraisal of common types of quantitative and qualitative research. You will also explore the role that nurses and midwives play in supporting the development of cultures of inquiry within their healthcare agencies.
This unit is also one of four units that are undertaken by registered midwives to upgrade to the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery. It contributes to knowledge, skills and attitudes/attributes required for contemporary midwifery practice based on the NMBA National Competency Standards for the Midwife (2006).
|Unit name||Research for Clinical Practice A|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Semester 1 - Rachel Kornhaber
Spring School Extended - Shep Chidarikire
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Written assessments totalling approximately 5000 words
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