This unit of study is a core subject for the pass pathway of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) and is designed to enhance the ability of students to critically appraise knowledge and research. Students will investigate an area of medical radiation science practice or theory and will undertake a literature review, develop a research proposal and apply clinical reasoning and reflective processes to identify implications. Key learning outcomes will include the appraisal of research methodologies, interpreting current evidence and demonstrating knowledge of fundamental ethical considerations when conducting research.
10hrs of seminars / week for 4 weeks, on-line discussion and tasks
literature review (50%), structured reflection (20%), in-class quiz (30%)
Students will be provided with online resources