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Integrating Evidence into Practice

Undergraduate | LTU-HEA201 | 2024

Gain skills to research, develop and refine practice-related questions. Create database search systems to find and use evidence. Assess the strength of evidence in practice. Consider and measure performance as an evidence-based practitioner.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
17 Nov 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024

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Integrating Evidence into Practice

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Ask, and develop and refine, relevant and answerable practice-related questions using a structured approach.
    2. Acquire evidence relevant to practice by developing and implementing complex and comprehensive search strategies applicable to databases and other repositories of evidence.
    3. Appraise scientific evidence that underpins nutrition science research and collaborate to reach a group decision on study quality.
    4. Analyse and interpret different types of data, commonly generated in nutrition science research, using appropriate methods and following ethical research principals.
    5. Integrate evidence with your discipline knowledge with consideration given to the practice context.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • LAT-HUN-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Food and Nutrition

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).


Prerequisites: Students must be admitted in the following course: HBFN
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed HLT2IEP (Integrating Evidence Into Practice) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - A good internet connection is required due to the online delivery.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Student feedback

12 student respondents between 26 Aug 2023 - 4 Mar 2024.

83%of students felt the study load was manageable

100%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Food and Nutrition

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