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HS5200 - Literature Review in Healthcare Practice

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

In this subject students will obtain advanced knowledge and training in literature searching and reviewing. The review should be related to their area of specialisation and be a systematic search and critical appraisal of the objectives, methodologies and results of previous research. Students will create bibliographic databases and present all the research in tables with summaries and rationale for inclusion and exclusion.

Learning Outcomes

  • create and execute a literature searching plan relevant to the students area of specialisation with identification of appropriate keywords, databases and delimiters;
  • critically appraise selected literature using a systematic tool relevant to the stydent area of specialisation;
  • synthesise a well-structured, concise but comprehensive review of appraised literature.
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Combinations:
NS5333

Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Maude Chapman.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assignments (25%); devise and execute a literature searching plan on the student's chosen clinical topic (10%); narrative literature review (65%); skill building via discussion boards and wikis (pass/fail) (%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Maude Chapman.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assignments (25%); devise and execute a literature searching plan on the student's chosen clinical topic (10%); narrative literature review (65%); skill building via discussion boards and wikis (pass/fail) (%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.