Introduction to Research Based Practice
Module code: NB30105
SCQF Level: 9 (Bachelors Degree)
SCQF Credits: 30 (15 ECTS)
Total student effort: 300 hours
This module is suitable for all health professionals, including nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.
The module is delivered through online distance learning. Students will access all study materials and discussion boards through My Dundee. Whilst the module is running tutor support is given on an as-required basis through email, discussion boards, telephone or other interactive methods.
To provide the opportunity for students to integrate their developing knowledge of all aspects of the research process and its application to evidence-based practice.
During study of this module students will
1. Explore the nature of research and examine its significance for health care practice.
2. Demonstrate understanding of advanced literature searching and the ability to appraise literature that reports research.
3. Demonstrate awareness of different ways of making sense of data.
4. Demonstrate understanding of the application of research findings to practice.
The assessment is in three parts
To undertake this module, students must have access to a computer and internet (preferably broadband) and have basic IT skills.
For further information, please contact the School of Health Sciences
Telephone: +44(0)1382 388534