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Credit points: 40

Subject outline

In this subject, students will work in small groups to search and critically evaluate the litrature to determine the evidence to answer a clinical question. A clinical question will be identified within the student's allocated research stream in relation to a selected field of occupational therapy. Students will prepare a critical review of the literature in the format of reviews of papers and summaries of evidence. Clinical expertise will be integrated with the research evidence after students have undertaken a presentation/interview with an indentified expert. Students will present their work at the final year research seminar.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points40

Subject Co-ordinatorEllie Fossey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Subject rules

Prerequisites OCT3CRA, OCT3PRC


Incompatible subjects OCT3RSB, OCT4RSD

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBook of readings for unitPrescribedImms, C.N/A
ReadingsEvidence based practice: Across the health professionsPrescribedHoffman, T., Bennetts, S.,DEL MAR, C. (2010)
ReadingsUnit manual and book of readings from OCT3CRAPreliminaryImms, C.N/A

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