RESEARCH IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

NSM5RES

2019

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop advanced knowledge of nursing and midwifery practice. Students will examine the elements of the research process including identifying a research problem, formulation of a research question, research design, methods, data collection, analyses and dissemination of results. Students will acquire skills required to conduct a literature review for research purposes and address the ethics of research, develop cognitive and technical skills that demonstrate a broad understanding of a body of knowledge relevant to clinical practice. They will also acquire skills required to conduct a literature review for research purposes, develop appropriate research methods and address the ethics of research.


SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMN, HMMW or HGCFCN.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNursing and midwifery research: Methods and Appraisal for Evidence Based PracticePrescribedSchneider, Z., Whitehead, D., Elliot, D., Lobiondo-Wood, G. (2016)5th Ed, Elsevier
ReadingsResearch Ethics in the real world. Issues and solutions for healthcare and social care.RecommendedLong, T. and Johnson, M. (2007).Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier.
ReadingsResearch methods in nursing and Midwifery Pathways to Evidence-based PracticeRecommendedJirojwong, S., Johnson, M., Welch, A. and Johnson, M. (2014).Sydney: Oxford University Press.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Determine the important elements of the research process to report on an area that needs further research

Activities:
Online activity, workshops, written exercise

02. Appraise research activities for evidence of conduct of ethical research

Activities:
Online activity, workshops, written exercise

03. Critically appraise available evidence to inform your advanced nursing or midwifery practice.

Activities:
Online activity, workshops, written exercise

04. Determine the most suitable data collection and analysis methods for different study designs

Activities:
Online activity, workshops, written exercise

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1500-word written assessment20 01, 02
One 5000-word written assessment50 02, 03
Five online quizzes (each equivalent to 500 words - 2500 words total)30 03, 04

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Six 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1500-word written assessment20 01, 02
One 5000-word written assessment50 02, 03
Five online quizzes (each equivalent to 500 words - 2500 words total)30 03, 04