Courses & Units
Research Literacy CZZ103
This unit introduces students to the fundamental concepts and methods relevant to health science and research literacy, offering perspectives from a range of health professions and fields of medical research. It will equip students with the skills to locate, evaluate, and assess the validity of scientific information, and will help students to develop scientific communication skills. Students will also develop an understanding of the role of proven interventions in the delivery of health services, both from a research and health profession perspective.
|Unit name||Research Literacy|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Coordinator||Ms Rachael Berry|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Online||Health Study Period 1||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Health Study Period 1||27/2/2023||17/3/2023||14/4/2023||28/5/2023|
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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).
- Discuss the contribution of medical research to the development of evidence-based practice
- Differentiate between various types of research methodologies and methods commonly used in healthcare
- Apply basic search strategies using scientific databases to source, utilise and reference relevant scientific literature
- Integrate and effectively communicate relevant published research findings
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:CAA209 or CAM103
Asynchronous online content
|Assessment||Online quizzes (15%)|Literature review (35%)|Journal Article Critique (50%)|
|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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