RESEARCH PROBLEMS IN CONTEXT: REVIEWING THE LITERATURE

NSG4RPC

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will review nursing and/or midwifery research problems in context, through the process of identifying the significance of literature reviews, as well as identifying appropriate sources of literature, searching for the literature, evaluating the literature and preparing a literature review on your selected thesis topic. This will prepare you for the next subject in this course, where you will write their research protocol.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted to course HHNUS or HHNUSB and have passed NSG4RPD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Nursing and midwifery research: methods and Appraisal for Evidence Based Practice.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSchneider, Z, Whitehead, D, Elliot, P & Lobiondo-Wood, G.

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherChatswood: Elsevier

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Designing and Managing your research project. Core knowledge for social and health researchers.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorThomas, D. R. and Hodges, I. D.

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherLondon: Sage.

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Fundamentals of Nursing and Midwifery Research. A practical guide for evidence-based practice.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMcKenna, L. & Copnell, B.

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSydney: Allen & Unwin.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Design and implement literature searches to answer research problems.
02. Critically reflect on the process of finding and appraising nursing literature
03. Communicate to peers about the process of finding and summarizing relevant literature
04. Provide a critical review of a selected research topic.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 3.00 h lecture 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 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One individual oral presentation (2000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2
One 2500-word written reportN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 3.00 h lecture 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 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One individual oral presentation (2000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2
One 2500-word written reportN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 32 - 43
Three 3.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
Twelve 3.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One individual oral presentation (2000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2
One 2500-word written reportN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 32 - 43
Three 3.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
Twelve 3.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One individual oral presentation (2000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2
One 2500-word written reportN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4