Course Title: Research and apply evidence to practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5346 C5346 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Research and apply evidence to practice

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 65

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GEDU6079C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Chris Walters

Course Contact Phone: 9925 8268

Course Contact Email: chris.walters@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish the information need, gather information and critically analyse the information for relevance to own work.

This unit applies to health and community service workers who need to research existing information to support and improve their work practice. It does not cover primary research.

This unit is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:

CHCMHS009 - Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion
CHCADV005 - Provide systems advocacy

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

 

There are no stipulated pre-requisites or co-requisites for this unit.

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National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice

Elements:

1. Plan information gathering activities

2. Gather information

3. Analyse information

4. Use information in practice


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

 

Assessment Task 1: Health promotion project plan

Assessment Task 2: Advocacy Exercise