This unit provides students with an understanding of research literature in health sciences. Scientific literature and related pharmaceutical literature including trade publications will be appraised. The principles and skills in evaluation and interpretation of the literature will be discussed and applied to assess the validity of clinical trial design, and the presentation and interpretation of results. Basic information retrieval skills will be applied to bibliographic databases.
|Unit name||Critical Evaluation of Research Literature|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Dr Colin Curtain (Coordinator).
Dr Corinna Dwan and other academic staff at the Division of Pharmacy, School of Medicine.
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Online via reading materials, online discussion forums.
Two quizzes worth 5% each. Two assignments. Assignment 1 worth 25% (max word count 2000). Assignment 2 worth 65% (max word count 5000).
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|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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