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HNN727 - Research in Nursing and Midwifery

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:

0.250

Unit chair:

Anastasia Hutchinson

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

HNN722, HNN728

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

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. They will also develop their research presentation skills using a variety of media: written reports, PowerPoint presentations, online video presentations.

 

HNN727 will provide Masters of Nursing students will a background to the common research methodologies that are commonly used in health care research and an introduction to the core skills that are required to develop an investigator-initiated research projects.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Online digital presentation (5-8 minutes) 15%

Assessment task 2: Written assignment (3000 words) 20%

Assessment task 3: Online digital presentation (10-12 minutes) 15%

Assessment task 4: Written assignment (4000 words) 50%

 

Hurdle requirement

Satisfactory completion of the Deakin University, Office of Research Integrity, Human Research Ethics online Training

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

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