INTEGRATING EVIDENCE INTO PRACTICE

HEA201

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students gain knowledge and skills that are needed to: develop and refine answerable practice-related questions; develop and implement complex and comprehensive database searches to acquire evidence that is relevant to practice-related questions; appraise the strength of evidence acquired by the searches, apply the acquired evidence to relevant aspects of practice, and reflect on their own performance in asking and answering a practice-related question and applying the answer to practice.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMatthew Oates

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in one of: HBFN, HBFNX, HOUA. Students must have passed HEA102 or equivalent.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HLT2IEP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is offered via Open Universities Australia. La Trobe University students can undertake this subject as part of a cross institutional enrolment under certain circumstances, and must seek approval from the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Course Coordinator for eligibility. Due to the nature of the subject content and online delivery, enrolments are generally not permitted past the published OUA enrolment date for the study period.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsResearch methods in health Foundations for evidence-based practiceRecommendedLiamputtong P. (Ed.) 2016Oxford University Press

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ask, and develop and refine, relevant and answerable practice-related questions using a structured approach.

Activities:
Online activities

02. Acquire evidence relevant to practice by developing and implementing complex and comprehensive search strategies applicable to databases and other repositories of evidence.

Activities:
Online activities

03. Appraise the strength of evidence generated by a range of methodologies/methods.

Activities:
Online activities

04. Apply appraised evidence to practice-related problems, issues, or situations.

Activities:
Online activities

05. Assess your own performance in developing capacity to be an evidence-based practitioner.

Activities:
Online activities

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, OUA Study Period 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Oates

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 22 - 24
Twelve 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 22 to week 24 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one audio-visual presentation (equivalent to 1000 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 1,500 word assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 1,250 word report30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, OUA Study Period 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Oates

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49
Twelve 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one audio-visual presentation (equivalent to 1000 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 1,500 word assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 1,250 word report30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05