|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||School of Medicine & Dentistry (pre 2015)|
Available to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Primary Health Care Research, the Public Health and Tropical Medicine Program (PMHTM, Dip PHTM, PGradDipPHTM), the Postgraduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, the MSc (Public Health and Tropical Medicine) and other courses by arrangement with the Head of the School.
Students will gain a broad understanding of contemporary issues in Primary Health Care Research, including a history of the development of PHC research as an emerging discipline. This subject provides an understanding of issues unique to PHC research, including the ethical issues such as confidentiality, informed consent and assess to information. The practical implications of conducting research in rural and remote settings and with Indigenous people will also be explored. Students will acquire skills in applying critical appraisal techniques to a wide range of health literature to their own area of professional practice. The concepts, collection and implementation of evidence based practice will be explored. Students will also gain skills in effective proposal and grant development for research funding, evaluation in PHC as well as research dissemination through publications, conferences, and the media and policy makers.
|External, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014|
|Coordinator:||Dr Robyn Preston|
|Lecturers:||Dr Rebecca Evans, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Professor Sarah Larkins, Dr Robyn Preston.|
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
|Assessment:||tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (20%); research question outline due week 8 (30%); power point presentation paper and conference poster due week 13 (40%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Satisfactory completion of all assessment items|
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
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.