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RH5200 - Rehabilitation Research and Evidence Based Practice

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Students will learn to critically appraise and analyse research publications in the fields of health and rehabilitation. This will include consideration of issues related to selection of outcome measures, establishing reliability, validity and reproducibility, selection of appropriate methodology and statistical analysis, bias and ethical issues.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate skills to retrieve and appraise relevant research in the health and rehabilitation fields;
  • deconstruct published research using systematic analysis and evaluation of the findings in the context of current rehabilitation practice and best practice;
  • critically appraise clinical guidelines, policies and frameworks as they relate to the provision of rehabilitation.

Subject Assessment

  • presentations (40%)
  • assignments (30%)
  • outcome measures assignment (30%).

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 12 hours lectures - Online lectures
  • 110 hours - Student self-directed learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 12 hours lectures - Online lectures
  • 110 hours - Student self-directed learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.