Fundamentals of Research: for everyday practice

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14 May 2019
Austin Health - John Lindell Lecture Theatre
Level 4, Lance Townsend Building 

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This foundational course is designed to build research capacity amongst clinicians for everyday practice. The program will guide participants through the basics of research design - developing a research question and protocol, tips for ethics, data collection and the art of survey writing, effective literature searching, statistics and critical appraisals. Participants will acquire the tools to form a firm foundation for any research undertaken in their area. The program will utilise open panel discussions, interactive presentations and expert speakers.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Use research terminology and identify appropriate study designs to utilise within their everyday practice
  • Develop a research question and protocol; conduct a literature search
  • Critically appraise evidence based articles

Clinical staff / Anyone considering engaging in research

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