RESEARCH IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

NSM5RES

2021

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.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMN, HMMW, HGCFCN, HMNUSC

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

Research methods in nursing and Midwifery Pathways to Evidence-based Practice

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJirojwong, S., Johnson, M., Welch, A. and Johnson, M.

Year2014

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PublisherSydney: Oxford University Press.

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Research Ethics in the real world. Issues and solutions for healthcare and social care.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLong, T. and Johnson, M.

Year2007

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPhiladelphia: Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier.

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Nursing and midwifery research: Methods and Appraisal for Evidence Based Practice

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

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

Year2016

Edition/Volume5th Ed

PublisherElsevier

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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. Determine the important elements of the research process to report on an area that needs further research
02. Appraise research activities for evidence of conduct of ethical research
03. Critically appraise available evidence to inform your advanced nursing or midwifery practice.
04. Determine the most suitable data collection and analysis methods for different study designs

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 6.00 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.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Four 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1500-word written assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 5000-word written assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO3

Five online quizzes (each equivalent to 500 words - 2500 words total)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Twelve 6.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
Four 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1500-word written assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 5000-word written assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO3

Five online quizzes (each equivalent to 500 words - 2500 words total)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4