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Area/Catalogue
REHB 5127

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
170091

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop knowledge and skills to access, evaluate and critically apply allied health research evidence within a biopsychosocial clinical reasoning framework.

Course content

Students will learn allied health research evidence including, frameworks for asking an answerable clinical question, acquiring the evidence, exploring foundations of research and data, exploring different types of research (quantitative and qualitative), exploring secondary research evidence, evidence dimensions (including critical appraisal), interpreting, implementing and communicating the evidence. Students will learn clinical reasoning including critical thinking, introduction to the biopsychosocial model of health, focus of reasoning, the clinical reasoning process (cues, inferences) categories of clinical judgments, reflection, metacognition and reasoning errors.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 18 hours x 1 week
Tutorial 14 hours x 1 week
Lecture 6 x 2 hours x over 8 weeks
Tutorial 8 x 2 hours x over 8 weeks

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
Presentation - 25% 25 minutes
Assignment 1 1000 words 25% -
Assignment 2 3000 words 50% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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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 Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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