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Evidence Based Health Care - HSBH3005

Year - 2020

Evidence-based health care is the conscientious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individuals or the delivery of health services. This unit will introduce students to evidence-based health care by developing an understanding of knowledge and evidence, and critical appraisal skills to inform decision-making in health care policy and practice.

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

PICO framework (40%), annotated bibliography (20%), and critical appraisal essay (40%)

Hoffman, T., Bennett, S. and Del Mar, C. (2013). Evidence-based practice across the health professions (2nd ed.). Chatswood: Elsevier.


HSBH1007 or HSBH2007


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Health Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Jeff Rogers
HECS Band: 2
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