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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 3090

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
172071

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

This course has not been
timetabled for 2022.

Course aim

To extend students' knowledge and understanding of evidence-based practice, and apply it in the development of recommendations for policy and the provision of care.

Course content

Relationship between knowledge, research and evidence-based practice; principles of evidence based practice; levels of evidence; research terminology; ethics in research and the role of human research ethics committees; National Safety and Quality Health Services Standards; searching databases; critically reviewing literature; research evaluation; research translation into policy and practice.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 1058 UO Research Methods for Public Health

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online (UniSA Online) 10 weeks x n/a

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Essay 1500 words 40% -
Literature review 3000 words 60% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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