ANSWERING RESEARCH PROBLEMS - STUDY DESIGNS

NSG4RPD

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will continue your research learning journey of focusing on nursing and/or midwifery research problems by examining the elements of the research process. This will include identifying a research problem and learning how to formulate aims and research questions. You will build on your knowledge of different research designs, data collection tools, methods of recruitment of suitable participants and how to undertake appropriate analysis of data. A short critical appraisal of recently published literature will be used to commence the process of learning how to prepare a comprehensive literature review, which will be the focus of their second subject in the course.

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

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. Formulate research problems in nursing and/or midwifery practice.
02. Justify suitable research designs, including data collection and analysis methods for different research problems.
03. Critically appraise available evidence addressing nursing and/or midwifery research problems.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Six 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 ClassWeek: 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 written report (1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1
One written report (1200 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2
Critical appraisal (2300 words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Six 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 ClassWeek: 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 written report (1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1
One written report (1200 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2
Critical appraisal (2300 words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO3

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 32 - 43
Six 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 ClassWeek: 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 written report (1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1
One written report (1200 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2
Critical appraisal (2300 words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 32 - 43
Six 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 ClassWeek: 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 written report (1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1
One written report (1200 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2
Critical appraisal (2300 words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO3