Evidence Based Practice for Osteopathy aims to contextualize the role of evidence and research in osteopathy. Students are able to investigate the applicability of qualitative and quantitative research approaches through examination of biases and confounders. Ethical considerations are explored through various osteopathic research design scenarios.
HCM1000 - Professional Communication
HRE1000 - Evidence and Research
|1.||Appraise quantitative and qualitative research approaches for osteopathy;|
|2.||Report on the ethical considerations of research in osteopathy;|
|3.||Review sources of bias and confounders and their impact on study designs; and|
|4.||Contrast the levels of evidence used to justify healthcare interventions.|
|Test||Online Quiz (30mins)||10%|
|Report||Report on sources of bias, confounders and levels of evidence in a journal article (1000 words)||40%|
|Test||Online quiz (30mins)||10%|
|Presentation||Group presentation on ethical considerations and sources of bias in research (15mins)||40%|
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