RESEARCH FOUNDATIONS

NSM5RFN

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop advanced knowledge of nursing and midwifery research practice. They will examine the elements of the research process including: identification of a clinical issue or research problem, formulation of a research question or statement, research design and methods, data collection and analyses, and dissemination of results. They will also acquire skills required to conduct a literature review for research purposes and address the ethics of research. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode (LMS) comprised of learning modules. It provides essential research knowledge that can be built upon in the Advanced Practice A and B subjects. The progression into the "Research Career Pathway" in NSM5APA and NSM5APB will be at the discretion of the Stream Coordinator. The progression into the "Research Career Pathway" in NSM5APA and NSM5APB will be at the discretion of the Stream Coordinator.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites If the student is admitted in HMN (V1, V2, V3 or V4) or HMND then must have passed NSM4FPB and passed one of NSM4FAC, NSM4FCF, NSM4FBC, NSM4FCP, NSM4FCA, NSM4FCC, NSM4FEC, NSM4FIC, NSM4NCF, NSM4FPA, NSM4FPO, NSM4FRC, NSM4FSC, NSM4UCF or NSM4FWA If the student is admitted in HGMID or HGMIDB then must pass NSM4MFA and NSM4MID If the student is admitted in HMMH or HMMN, no rule applies

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 Research generating & assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorPolit, D.F. & Beck, C. T.

Year2012

Edition/Volume9TH EDN

PublisherWOLTERS KLUWER & LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS & WILKINS, PHILADELPHIA

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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. & Harber, J.

Year2014

Edition/Volume5TH EDN

PublisherMOSBY ELSEVIER, SYDNEY

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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. Distinguish the important elements of the research process.
02. Recognise the conduct of ethical research.
03. Outline the strategies for dissemination of research.
04. Critique a body of research.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Class requirements

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
One 300.00 h problem based learning per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
An individual flexible learning package (web based learning and/or electronic access) equivalent to 3 hrs per week.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written report identifying a research issue (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO3
Critical appraisal & peer assessment of the contemporary research literature (2000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Online multi choice questionnaire (1500 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Class requirements

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
One 300.00 h problem based learning per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
An individual flexible learning package (web based learning and/or electronic access) equivalent to 3 hrs per week.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written report identifying a research issue (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO3
Critical appraisal & peer assessment of the contemporary research literature (2000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Online multi choice questionnaire (1500 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3