THE ENQUIRING MIND - 2018/9

Module code: NUR2138

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

BRIGHTON DA Mr (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 5

JACs code: B700

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Module Availability

Crosses academic years

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

  None

Module content

 

Research process and how evidence is categorised

CASP assessment tools

Reliability and validity of assessment tools

Barriers to research

Limitations of different approaches to research

Evidence/research in clinical practice e.g. Waterlow Risk Assessment

Critical appraisal skills

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework ASSIGNMENT 100

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Assessment Strategy

Module aims

  • The aim of the module is to equip the student with the ability to critically appraise research and evidence that exists to support practice and academic activity.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
1 Use a systematic search strategy to find information.
2 Identify and compare different types of evidence such as audit, practice development and research.
3 Use a critical appraisal tool to critique research.
4 Develop critical reflection in relation to practice.
5 Compare and contrast valid and reliable assessment tools and apply to the clinical setting.

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Overall student workload

Methods of Teaching / Learning

 

It is intended that this module be delivered through e learning.

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

Reading list

Reading list for THE ENQUIRING MIND : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/nur2138

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2018/9 academic year.