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Unit details

HBS108 - Health Information and Data

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)

Trimester 2: Cloud (online)

Trimester 3: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1, Trimester 2: Norma Barrett

Trimester 3: Jan Garrard

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit is intended to provide first year undergraduate students from all Schools across the Faculty of Health, as well as students from other faculties who elect to study HBS108, with the basic skills necessary to be consumers and ultimately providers of health research information. The unit comprises nine topics, covering: measuring health and disease in populations, introduction to qualitative research, study design, obtaining online health information, evaluating popular health claims, introduction to quantitative research, evidence based practice including critical appraisal.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Assignment (800 words) 20%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (1200 words) 30%

Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$2898$2996

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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