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Area/Catalogue
NURS 3049

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
150366

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To demonstrate an understanding of evidence from midwifery practice through the implementation of a research project and dissemination of the findings.

Course content

Research development skills; ethical conduct and issues in research; managing, analysing and interpreting data; construction and presentation of a poster report (including background / introduction, aim, methods, results, discussion and clinical implications); approaches to research dissemination; reflective evidence-based practice; research translation; safety and quality.

Textbook(s)

Steen, M and Roberts, T 2011, The handbook for Midwifery Research, Wiley-Blackwell, London

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 3044 Research Methodologies

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Tutorial 3 hours x 6 weeks
Seminar 8 hours x 1 day
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Tutorial (online) 6 weeks x -
Seminar 8 hours x 1 day

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Assignment 2500 words 50% -
Assignment 2500 words 50% -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Assignment 2500 words 50% -
Assignment 2500 words 50% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Nursing and Midwifery

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