1 x 9-hour independent study fortnightly 1 x 30-minute on-line tutorial fortnightly
1 Admission into MRIH-Master of Remote and Indigenous Health 2 REMH8015 - Research and Evidence Based Decision Making 2a HLTH8210 - Introduction to Research and Evidence Based Decision Making 3 Admission into MD-Doctor of Medicine Must Satisfy: ((1 and (2 or 2a)) or (3))
Enrolment not permitted
1 of HLTH9002, HLTH9002A, REMH8022 has been successfully completed
This topic is available to students enrolled in other graduate awards with the approval of the course coordinator
Assignments; Oral; Tutorial Participation
The topic introduces qualitative research and evaluation relevant to remote and Indigenous Health. The topic begins by discussing the differences in qualitative and quantitative research then focuses on qualitative research. It introduces epistemology (theory of knowledge) and ontological methods. The topic explores several qualitative data collection methods and data analysis. The topic involves developing a research proposal that includes a literature review and an ethics application. There is a particular focuses on a culturally safe approach to research involving Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
The topic aims to equip students to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to design a research proposal and to evaluate a program related to Remote and Indigenous Health
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic, students will be able to:
Describe the differences between qualitative and quantitative research
Examine ontological and epistemological approaches to research involving remote and Indigenous health issues
Demonstrate skills in locating and critically appraising relevant research literature and identifying knowledge gaps to develop a research/evaluation question
Develop a research question and research design relating to remote and Indigenous health
Demonstrate an understanding of the NHMRC guidelines to conducting research involving humans and identify specific ethical issues in relation to research involving Indigenous peoples
Apply knowledge of research design and data collection methods to develop a research proposal.
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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