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PMC3101 Evidence Based Practice for Healthcare Professionals

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Medical Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 May 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students are required to complete 8 units prior to enrolment in this course.

Overview

Health professionals operate in an evidence-based healthcare system whereby healthcare is delivered to individuals according to the best available research evidence. This course addresses the need for health care professionals to understand research processes and the importance of evidence based practice in order to provide the highest level of safe and effective care and assistance. Health care professionals must also be able to critique evidence in order to provide evidence-based care.

Evidence Based Practice for Healthcare Professionals enables extend their knowledge of research and research processes. This course provides students with an opportunity to examine data collection and data analyses, and appreciate the applicability of research to healthcare professionals. Finally, this course enables student to evaluate and compare research findings to identify best practice/s.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Date printed 23 May 2022