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 you to evidence based health care by developing your understanding of knowledge and evidence, and critical appraisal skills to inform your decision making in health care policy and practice.
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
PICO framework (40%), critical apprisal essay (40%) and impact statement (20%)
Hoffman, T., Bennett, S. and Del Mar, C. (2013). Evidence-based practice across the health professions (2nd ed.). Chatswood: Elsevier.
HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009