Project & Scholarship 2 allows the student to draw on the skills and knowledge from previous evidence-based practice units to create a clinically relevant project outline on a topic of their choice. This unit provides students with an opportunity to further develop their investigative, analytical, and critical skills by focusing on one of the complex healthcare issues they are confronted with in the pre-professional clinical setting. A key aspect of this unit is the requirement for students to justify their decisions on their selection of topic and their proposed methodology. Students will discuss the application of research methods relevant to a clinical practice question and integrate these into their project proposal.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
The first assessment task provides the opportunity for students to refine the research question they will focus on for the remainder of this unit (and the subsequent unit). The following assessment tasks require the students to prepare and present a research proposal in oral and written formats.
Required readings will be made available on VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):