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Unit of Study STAT2001 - Foundations of Evidence for Health Science Practitioners (2024)

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      36 credit points

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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:

recognise different philosophical perspectives in evidence-based healthcare

explain and apply ethical principles of a proposed inquiry

conduct and interpret basic data analyses

apply aspects of the scientific method to solve a problem

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Prescribed Texts
  • This text is available to read online at the library so purchase is not required unless you prefer to read from a book: Portney, LG, 2020, Foundations of Clinical Research: Applications to Practice, 4th edn, F. A. Davis, Philadelphia.
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