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Postgraduate | ACU-HLSC640 | 2024

Interpreting Health Research

Course information for 2024 intake

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Start dates
22 Apr 2024,
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
10 weeks

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Interpreting Health Research

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this Interpreting Health Research, students should be able to:

    1. Appraise the theoretical and philosophical positions that underpin different health inquiry approaches for practice improvement;
    2. Evaluate the significance of ethical processes in health inquiry within a person-centred care environment;
    3. Identify and analyse a clinical problem/issue related to quality and safety of care and formulate a related health inquiry or research question;
    4. Use information and communication technology effectively to conduct literature searches;
    5. Demonstrate critical reading, analysis and synthesis of relevant literature.

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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