NURSING AND MIDWIFERY THESIS A

NSM5THA

2020

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will elect a career pathway through this subject that will provide a particular focus on research. All students will develop cognitive and technical skills that demonstrate a broad understanding of a body of knowledge relevant to research. They will also acquire skills required to conduct a literature review for research purposes, develop appropriate research methods and address the ethical concerns of conducting research. The subject is delivered via blended learning method incorporating face-to-face workshops and flexible online modules via LMS.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJason Wasiak

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 Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMNUSC, HMN HMMW, AND must have successfully completed 60 credit points

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents must have achieved 70% in the subject NSM5RES to be able to enrol into this subject.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

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

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

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

Year2016

Edition/Volume5th Ed

PublisherElsevier Australia, Chatswood

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorLong, T. and Johnson, M.

Year2007

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherChurchill Livingstone,Elsevier, Philadelphia

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

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

Year2014

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOxford University Press, Sydney

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Epidemiology

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorGordis, L.

Year2013

Edition/Volume5th Edition

PublisherElsevier Health Sciences, London

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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. Critically evaluate available clinical practice research to identify areas needing further research
02. Prepare a comprehensive literature review for an identified research question
03. Utilise analytical, problem solving, planning & evaluation skills to develop an appropriate research design
04. Use understanding of the relevant ethical principles and guidelines to prepare an ethics application

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJason Wasiak

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 6.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 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 Description of research methodsN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3
One 5000-word written assessment Literature reviews paper/ChapterN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2
One 2500-word written assessment Ethics applicationN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJason Wasiak

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 6.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Four 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1500-word written assessment Description of research methodsN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3
One 5000-word written assessment Literature reviews paper/ChapterN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2
One 2500-word written assessment Ethics applicationN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO4