The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019

Course handbook

Description

This course is Part B of a multi-term sequence. Part A must also be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence.

Students will continue an individual supervised research project from Pharmacy Research Project (Part A), incorporating self-directed learning, with assistance from their supervisor. Projects will address a health sciences related research question. Students will use evidence-based techniques to test their hypothesis from Pharmacy Research Project (Part A). Students will critically appraise the topic using published literature.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2019

Multi-term sequence

This course is part of a multi-term sequence. Both Part A and Part B must be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence. Part A and Part B must be completed in consecutive terms. Students must complete Part A before completing Part B. Students must complete the sequence within a twelve month period. If students complete Part A but are unable to complete Part B within the timeframe, they must re-enrol in Part A.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Apply research skills to study a professional pharmacy or scientific question/issue.

2. Critically appraise the literature related to the question/issue.

3. Demonstrate the application of research skills and knowledge.

4. Collect, analyse and interpret data as required to investigate the question/issue.

5. Demonstrate advanced oral and written communication skills including the presentation of a professional/capstone report.


Content

  1. Developing and understanding the Professional and Scientific question
  2. Critically appraising the literature.
  3. Designing a study and implementing a method to study the issue.
  4. Obtaining ethics approval (if required).
  5. Presenting reports (written and oral).

Assumed knowledge

PHAR4103BPharmacy Research Project (Part B)This course is Part B of a multi-term sequence. Part A must also be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence.

Students will continue an individual supervised research project from Pharmacy Research Project (Part A), incorporating self-directed learning, with assistance from their supervisor. Projects will address a health sciences related research question. Students will use evidence-based techniques to test their hypothesis from Pharmacy Research Project (Part A). Students will critically appraise the topic using published literature.FHEALFaculty of Health and Medicine671School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy1040005980Semester 2 - 2019CALLAGHANCallaghan2019PHAR3204 Research Methodology and Health Technology Assessment and PHAR4103A Pharmacy Research Project (Part A) Developing and understanding the Professional and Scientific question Critically appraising the literature. Designing a study and implementing a method to study the issue. Obtaining ethics approval (if required). Presenting reports (written and oral).This course is part of a multi-term sequence. Both Part A and Part B must be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence. Part A and Part B must be completed in consecutive terms. Students must complete Part A before completing Part B. Students must complete the sequence within a twelve month period. If students complete Part A but are unable to complete Part B within the timeframe, they must re-enrol in Part A.NOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Apply research skills to study a professional pharmacy or scientific question/issue.2Critically appraise the literature related to the question/issue.3Demonstrate the application of research skills and knowledge.4Collect, analyse and interpret data as required to investigate the question/issue.5Demonstrate advanced oral and written communication skills including the presentation of a professional/capstone report. Presentation: Oral presentation *Report: Final Research Report ** This assessment has a compulsory requirement.CallaghanIndividual SupervisionFace to Face On Campus9hour(s)per Week for12Weeks0This is for project work and students will be required to meet with supervisors regularly and maintain regular email contact.SeminarFace to Face On Campus4hour(s)per Term0Full Term0An Oral presentationIn order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:Course Assessment Requirements:Report: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.Presentation: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.


Assessment items

Presentation: Oral presentation *

Report: Final Research Report *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Report: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Presentation: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.

Contact hours

Callaghan

Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 9 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

This is for project work and students will be required to meet with supervisors regularly and maintain regular email contact.

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Term Full Term

An Oral presentation