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Unit details

HNN727 - Research in Nursing and Midwifery

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:

0.250

Unit chair:

Anastasia Hutchinson

Incompatible with:

HNN722, HNN728

Content

This unit will enable students to develop increased understanding, knowledge and skills in a range of research methods and approaches relevant to applied research. It will also enable students to develop a critical understanding of the nature, scope and purpose of research within clinical practice contexts. They will be able to formulate relevant, appropriate and rigorous research questions, strategies, methods, data collection, analysis and dissemination approaches to address a chosen topic that addresses an issue (or issues) in their clinical setting. They will also enhance their understanding of strategies used to translate evidence into practice.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Assignment 1 (4000 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Assignment 2 (6000 words) 60%

Prescribed texts

Creswell, JW 2009, Research design: qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods approaches, 4th edn, sage, Thousand Oaks.

Schneider, Z, Whitehead, D & Elliot, D (eds). (2013), Nursing and midwifery research: methods and appraisal for evidence-based practice, 4th edn, Mosby-Elsevier, Sydney

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1538$1230$4974$6152

* 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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