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HS5103 - Independent Project in Primary Health Care Research (Minor Project)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
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.

This subject enables students to improve their knowledge and skills in research planning, data analysis, and presentation of findings relative to Primary Health Care. Students are required to conduct an in-depth study of an area of Primary Health Care that is relevant to their professional activities and experience. Students can choose one of the following three options: 1. An extensive and critical analysis of the literature in an area of particular interest and importance in Primary Health Care that culminates in recommendations for PHC policy, research, education or practice. 2. Developing a protocol and analysing existing data (i.e public accessible health-related data that has been collected by and is accessible from a health-related organisation). 3. Developing a design for a research or evaluation study in an area of primary health care. The protocol includes a brief literature review, study design and methods, and completed relevant ethics applications.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop the ability to find and critically review available literature;
  • Develop a full research proposal;
  • Develop an ethics application;
  • Present and disseminate work in a suitable format (report, peer-reviewed publication, conference presentation).
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
HS5104 AND HS5105

Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Professor Sarah Larkins
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Robyn Preston.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentations (20%); assignments (80%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of all assessment items

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Professor Sarah Larkins
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Professor Sarah Larkins, Dr Robyn Preston.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentations (20%); assignments (80%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of all assessment items

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.