Not currently available in 2020
Examine a range of research methodologies that can be undertaken in naturopathic clinical practice. These methods include case studies, case series, clinical audits, n=1 studies, practice-based surveys and whole-system research. This unit will provide an overview and the strengths and limitations of each of these methods and provide a starting point for the learner to apply these methodologies in their clinic.
Topic 1: Overview of practice-based research
Topic 2: Identifying appropriate outcome measures
Topic 3: Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and research ethics
Topic 4: Case studies, case series and clinical audits
Topic 5: N=1 studies, Single Case Experimental Designs (SCED) and practice-based surveys
Topic 6: Whole systems research
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate a critical understanding of the methods used in practice based research||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||reflect and critically evaluate the benefits and limitations, and differences, of case studies, case series and clinical audits||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||reflect and critically evaluate the benefits and limitations of n=1 and SCED studies||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||reflect and critically evaluate the benefits and limitations of practice based surveys||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||reflect and critically evaluate the benefits and limitations of whole-system research.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
Teaching and assessment
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