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NS5366 - Practice Development Project

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

This subject will build on knowledge and skills acquired in NS5201. Practice development is a process that can include both discovering new evidence for practice as well as translating existing evidence into practice. Students will explore contemporary theories of knowledge translation and practice development. There is a strong focus on the application of student's previously acquired knowledge and skills in research through the implementation of a service-learning project that will either investigate an aspect of clinical practice, or the development of a practice development plan based on existing evidence for practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • implement a service learning project or develop a practice development plan for implementation;
  • discuss the concepts of practice development and knowledge translation;
  • identify each of the components of the PARIHS framework;
  • demonstrate the dissemination of outcomes of a service-learning project.
Prerequisites: NS5201

Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Brian Mayahle
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor David Lindsay, Dr Maude Chapman, Dr Brian Mayahle.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assignments (40%); service learning project report or practice development plan (60%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Mr Alexander Tait, Dr Brian Mayahle
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor David Lindsay, Dr Maude Chapman, Dr Brian Mayahle.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assignments (40%); service learning project report or practice development plan (60%).

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