This 20 credit degree-level module will enhance and develop your existing skills in using evidence to inform your clinical decision making. It will enable you to extend your knowledge around research methodology and methods with a focus on critical appraisal and the use of secondary research to inform clinical care.
You will learn to identify and formulate practice-based research questions and develop effective search strategies to retrieve research-based evidence. You will then build on your ability to critically evaluate a body of research-based evidence and implement your findings using appropriate models and/or frameworks.
The module meets the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code of Conduct (NMC, 2015) and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards to support learning and assessment in practice; and NMC standards for mentors, practice teachers and teachers (NMC, 2008).