This Unit of Study will commence with introducing the basic concepts in epidemiology, research and Evidence Based Practice (EBP). Students will become familiar with University of Sydney Library resources and services to DMD students, sources of dental information, conducting literature searches and managing scientific information. Students will also gain skills in identifying different study types, critically appraising clinical research literature and assigning levels of evidence to published research. Students will apply EBP principles in developing patient care plans for simple clinical case scenarios.
Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, seminars and computer lab sessions.
Formative continuous research assignments, summative research assignment.
SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5113