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Unit of Study PBHL6004 Leading Evidence-based Practice in Health (2024)

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Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the main research philosophical perspectives and methodologies including their assumptions and practical applications

identify the consequences of poor practice in health, social and community care settings

critically appraise evidence

provide an evidence based practice framework to resolve a poor practice in health, social, and community services

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning (6 wks)
Discussion board10%
Critical review30%
Critical review60%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Hoffmann, T, Bennett, S & Del Mar, C, 2017, Evidence-based practice across the health professions, 3rd edn, Churchill Livingston/Elsevier , Chatswood, NSW.
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