NURS 2036 Evidence-Based Practice for Nursing and Midwifery

Credit Points 10

Coordinator Sheeja Perumbil Pathrose Opens in new window

Description Evidence-Based Practice for Nursing and Midwifery is designed to develop students' knowledge in accessing and making judgements to translate the best available evidence, which includes the most current, valid, and available research findings into practice. General concepts associated with evidence-based health care are explored including conducting literature searches from a wide range of sources, reviewing and appraising research and other evidence, using and translating research into practice.

School Nursing & Midwifery

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject

Equivalent Subjects NURS 2005 - Evidence-Based Nursing NURS 2033 - Research Principles for Nursing and Midwifery NURS 2035 - Research for Nursing and Midwifery

Restrictions Students must be enrolled in 4691 Bachelor of Nursing, 4780 Bachelor of Nursing ? WSU Online or 4684 Bachelor of Midwifery.

Assumed Knowledge

Professional communication and the roles and responsibilities of registered nurse or midwife.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Identify the major research paradigms, principles and concepts that inform nursing and midwifery knowledge and practice.
  2. Conduct literature searches from a wide range of sources to support safe and appropriate nursing care
  3. Evaluate research and other evidence to support evidence-based decision making for practice
  4. Discuss the processes of translating research and other evidence into practice including identifying emerging trends in contemporary best practice evaluates information to support

Subject Content

1. Ways of knowing and their relationship to nursing and midwifery knowledge and practice.
2. Major paradigms that inform the research process in nursing and midwifery.
3. Introduction to quantitative research.
4. Introduction to qualitative research.
5. Introduction to mixed methods research.
6. Ethical considerations related to nursing and midwifery research.
7. Evaluating research publications and becoming a consumer of evidence-based research to inform practice.

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Multiple Choice Question Quizzes Quiz 30 minutes each x 3 30 N Individual
Poster 300 words 30 N Group
Report 1,000 words 40 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Campbelltown

Day

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Hawkesbury

Day

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Liverpool

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta - Victoria Rd

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 1

Wsu Online

Online

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 2

Wsu Online

Online

Subject Contact Sheeja Perumbil Pathrose Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 3

Wsu Online

Online

Subject Contact Sheeja Perumbil Pathrose Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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