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Implementing Evidence for Practice (NURS90070)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 25Online

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeNURS90070
Availability
Semester 2 - Online
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is designed to meet the needs of nurses and other clinically-based health professionals seeking further education in identifying, appraising and utilising research as an evidential base for their daily practice. The subject aims to facilitate the development of skills and knowledge that will allow participants to incorporate evidence based practice into clinical decision making.

Intended learning outcomes

develop searchable questions arising from clinical problems and issues;

Generic skills

  • Highly developed cognitive, analytic and problem-solving skills in the discipline area, characterised by flexibility of approach;
  • The ability and self-confidence to comprehend complex concepts, to express them lucidly, whether orally or in writing, and to confront unfamiliar problems;
  • Where appropriate, advanced working skills in the application of computer systems and software and a receptiveness to the opportunities offered by new technologies;
  • An ability to evaluate and synthesise the research and professional literature in the discipline;
  • Advanced skills and techniques applicable to the discipline;
  • Advanced competencies in areas of professional expertise and/or scholarship;
  • The capacity for independent critical thought, rational inquiry and self-directed learning;

Last updated: 4 August 2019