ADVANCED CLINICAL EVIDENCE FOR NURSING PRATICE

NSM5ACE

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Advanced Clinical Evidence for Nursing Practice will develop your skills to examine evidence based clinical practice. Through coursework you will critique evidence and if necessary, update a published systematic review pertinent to your area of practice. Your learning and development will be assessed through case study analysis of topics pertinent to your area of practice.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsUsing evidence to guide nursing practicePrescribedCourtney, M., & McCutcheon, H 20102ND EDN, ELSEVIER: SYDNEY

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Source, critique and incorporate evidence into your practice.

Activities:
Online activity; assessment task one and two

02. Develop answerable questions on which evidence is lacking in relation to your own scope of practice.

Activities:
Online activity, assessment task three

03. Justify validated tools used in evaluating the evidence.

Activities:
Online activity; assessment task two

04. Examine how evidence is translated into practice and whether health outcomes in your specialty have improved as a result of the use of evidence-based practice.

Activities:
Online activity; assessment task one and two

05. Synthesised understanding of the evidence that informs treatment options and patient preferences in clinical decision making

Activities:
Online activity; Assessment two and three

06. Skilled at writing a grant application to fund an evidence based implementation project

Activities:
Assessment task three

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 150.0 hours directed reading per study period from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Fully online equivalent to 150 directed and self-directed learning hours. Delivered over 12 weeks."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2,000-word assessment task on a systematic review (Task 1)30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 3,000-word report analysing evidence to inform treatment options and health outcomes (Task 2)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 1000 word proposal for funding an evidence based implementation project (Task 3)20 06