Core Module Information
Module title: Advancing Practice through Research

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: NUR09718
Module leader: Peter Hillen
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module will provide you with the opportunity to learn about the different types of evidence that may be used to inform clinical practice. Specifically, you will explore different approaches to undertaking the research process, research methods and will have the opportunity to develop your skills to critique research and its relevance to practice. You will learn how to interpret statistical analyses and qualitative data analysis. You will reflect on the ethical and professional implications of research and you will also consider factors which promote or hinder the implementation of evidence to practice. This will enable you to focus on dissemination and communication of evidence in practice. After completion of this module you will have the knowledge and skills to be able to understand the research process, appraise evidence and evaluate its appropriateness for implementation in your practice.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Compare and contrast different types of evidence.

LO2: Demonstrate a critical understanding of the research process including statistics and qualitative data analysis.

LO3: Accurately assess the ethical and professional implications of research.

LO4: Evaluate the appropriateness and quality of evidence which informs and advances practice.

LO5: Critically reflect on factors which promote or hinder the implementation of research evidence into practice.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, Blended,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: SINGAPORE
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Janette Pow
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 16
Face To Face Tutorial 4
Independent Learning Lecture 4
Independent Learning Guided independent study 146
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200