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Area/Catalogue
NURS 3055

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
171852

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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
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop students' knowledge and understanding of the role of evidence-based practice in the provision of safe, effective person-centred nursing care.

Course content

Relationship between knowledge, research and evidence-based practice; principles of evidence based practice; levels of evidence; research terminology; ethics in research and the role of human research ethics committees; National Safety and Quality Health Services Standards; Clinical Standards; searching databases; critically reviewing literature; research evaluation; research translation into practice.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 1
IBNU Curriculum - 2022 onwards
NURS 2022 Health of Infants, Children and Adolescents
NURS 2023 Health of Adults
NURS 2033 Experiential Learning Activity: Acute Care Practicum 3
BIOL 2058 Scientific Basis of Clinical Practice
NURS 2040 Assessment, Diagnostics and Pharmacotherapeutics
NURS 2041 Mental Health Nursing
Group 2
IBNU Curriculum - Pre-2022
NURS 2022 Health of Infants, Children and Adolescents
NURS 2023 Health of Adults
NURS 2024 Health of Older Adults
NURS 2033 Experiential Learning Activity: Acute Care Practicum 3
NURS 2034 Experiential Learning Activity: Older Adults Practicum 2
BIOL 2058 Scientific Basis of Clinical Practice

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 8 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 4 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 4 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 8 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 8 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Online (online content and discussion forum) - x 8 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 4 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 4 weeks
EXTERNAL, WHYALLA, ONLINE
Online (online content and discussion forum) - x 8 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 8 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Online (online content and discussion forum) - x 8 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 4 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 4 weeks
EXTERNAL, MT GAMBIER, ONLINE
Online (online content and discussion forum) - x 8 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 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
Essay 1500 words 40% -
Literature review 3000 words 60% -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Essay 1500 words 40% -
Literature review 3000 words 60% -
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Essay 1500 words 40% -
Literature review 3000 words 60% -
EXTERNAL, WHYALLA, ONLINE
Essay 1500 words 40% -
Literature review 3000 words 60% -
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Essay 1500 words 40% -
Literature review 3000 words 60% -
EXTERNAL, MT GAMBIER, ONLINE
Essay 1500 words 40% -
Literature review 3000 words 60% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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.

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