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SDDM5414: Research 7

Students will continue to critically appraise the research evidence and assess their applicability in clinical practice. Students will develop written summaries of evidence (critically appraised topics (CAT) summaries) addressing a focused clinical questions raised during clinical practice. Students will continue to apply Evidence Based Dentistry principles based on clinical scenarios to inform treatment planning decisions. At the completion of this unit of study, students will submit their final research project report (literature reviews), or submit a research poster and deliver an oral presentation (experimental/original research). Students may be required to attend classes at multiple locations.

Code SDDM5414
Academic unit Discipline of Population Oral Health
Credit points 3
Prerequisites:
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SDDM5314 and SDDM5315 and SDDM5316 and SDDM5317 and SDDM5324 and SDDM5325 and SDDM5326 and SDDM5327
Corequisites:
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SDDM5415 and SDDM5416 and SDDM5417
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. apply principles of evidence-based dentistry in clinical, research, and health education settings
  • LO2. demonstrate an ability to critically appraise scientific literature
  • LO3. demonstrate an ability to collect, organise, and present health data
  • LO4. place clinical research experience in context of the level of evidence spectrum determined by the principles of evidence-based dentistry
  • LO5. submit a final report based on individual/group research projects
  • LO6. apply EBD knowledge for patient management and care.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.