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Evidence & Research as the Basis of Care Level 7 7KANP001

Key information

Subject area:

Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care


Course type:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


Credit level:

7


Credit value:

30


Duration:

3 Months


Available course dates:

To be confirmed

Course overview

This module provides students with an understanding of research including research methodologies and methods, and the research process and its application to healthcare. The ability to determine the quality of research is essential if nurses are to implement the findings of research in their practice. It provides a foundation in qualitative and quantitative research methods, adopting a structured approach to the evaluation of research evidence and its application to clinical practice. Students will be trained to think strategically while undertaking the postgraduate course, which is useful when writing at length such as a dissertation.

 

What does this course cover?

  • Introduce the research process and its application to healthcare.
  • Provide a foundation in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Provide a structured approach to evaluation of research evidence and its application to clinical practice.
  • Prepare students to undertake level 7 study including the dissertation.

 

What will I achieve?

  • Be able to provide a critical understanding of quantitative, and qualitative paradigms.
  • Evaluate key features of quantitative and qualitative designs
  • Demonstrate a critical and conceptual understanding of the principles and process of systematic review of evidence
  • Demonstrate a mastery in synthesis and presentation of evidence from multiple studies. 

 

Who is this for?

Qualified healthcare professionals

How will I be assessed?

MCQ examination, and a written assignment.

What is the teaching schedule?

28/09/2023

05/10

12/10

19/10

26/10

02/11

09/11

16/11

23/11

30/11

07/12

14/12 

Course status:

Course closed

Full fee £3100

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