Basics of evidence based practice

Structure Type: Course
Code: SSHP1603
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 2.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Melender, Hanna-Leena
Teacher Team: Melender, Hanna-Leena ; Salmu, Marita
Language of Instruction: English

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
S-SH-2013H   1 spring   2.0        
S-SH-2013T   1 spring   2.0        
SH-2014   1 spring   2.0        
TH-2014   1 spring   2.0        
S-SH-2013VK   1 spring   2.0        
SH-2015   1 spring   2.0        
TH-2015   1 spring   2.0        
SH-2016   1 spring   2.0        
TH-2016   1 spring   2.0        
SH-2017   1 spring   2.0        
SH-2017V   1 spring   2.0        
TH-2017   1 spring   2.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student critically examines the knowledge used as a basis for nursing practice, the student finds, evaluates and uses information effectively, the student implements evidence based practice in nursing studies and nursing practice

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 53 h
- of which scheduled studies: 26 h
- of which autonomous studies: 27 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites

Contents

Knowledge, science and research, Knowledge base of nursing in nursing curriculum, Sources of information, How to read and use a scientific article, The idea of evidence based practice, Evaluating the effectiveness of nursing, Searching for research literature, Searching for information derived from other sources that has found to be credible, Critical thinking and reflection

Recommended or Required Reading

Relevant articles

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, discussions and workshops in the contact learning 24 h
E-learning 4 h
Autonomous studies 27 h

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5
The student
- is able to search and use multiple relevant source materials using multiple demanding techniques
- is able to make flawless references in the text and prepare a flawless reference list
- is able to find the most relevant information from scientific sources and evaluate it critically

Grade 3
The student
- is able to search and use relevant source materials using multiple techniques
- is able to make references in the text and prepare a reference list
- is able to find the most relevant information from scientific materials

Grade 1
The student
- is able to search and use source material
- is able to make references
- is able to read scientific materials

Assessment Methods

Assignment 27 h 100 %

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