HFB2104 - Introduction to Research Methods
|1.||Investigate and contrast the historical and contemporary principles of evidence-based practice;|
|2.||Apply the skills and knowledge of evidence based practice to evaluate their work as an emergency paramedic;|
|3.||Critically examine current policies and clinical practice guidelines and how they support or inhibit the clinical decision making process; and|
|4.||Critically appraise evidence and discriminate the sources of bias that confound the interpretation of study outcomes.|
|Assignment||Critical appraisal Part 1: Report on locating scientific literature (equivalent of 1000 words)||20%|
|Assignment||Critical appraisal Part 2: Report on a paper using critical appraisal tools (2000 words)||40%|
|Test||Test (40 mins)||20%|
|Presentation||Critical appraisal Part 3 - Group Presentation of critical appraisal of the results of a systematic search (15mins)||20%|
Evidence-based practice: Across the health professions 3rd ed.
Hoffman, T., Bennett, S., & Del Mar, C. (2017)
Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier
Research and evidence in practice [E-Resource]
Erickson, S., Hodgkin, S., Karasmanis, S., & Murley, G. S. (Eds.). (2018)
Australia: La Trobe University.
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