HNN727 - Research in Nursing and Midwifery


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250




Incompatible with:

HNN722, HNN728

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 x 1 hour online seminars (recordings provided)


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.

Hurdle requirement

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

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