Completion of a supervised research project demonstrating independent study.
In this paper students will complete an advanced-level supervised research project, demonstrating independent nursing scholarship and the ability to translate findings into practice.
|Paper title||Nursing Research Project|
|Teaching period||1st Non standard period (22 January 2018 - 9 November 2018)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,641.00|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$9,490.00|
- NURS 441 and NURS 442 and NURS 443 and NURS 444 and NURS 445 and NURS 446 and NURS 447
- Limited to
- An undergraduate degree in any discipline with at least three years' full-time study and a B average in the final two years of the degree.
- More information link
- View more information about the Master of Nursing Science (MNSc)
- Teaching staff
- Dr Philippa Seaton
- Teaching Arrangements
- The student will have an academic supervisor (20 hours) through to submission of the research project mid September but is expected to work independently to conduct their research project.
- No set text.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Critical thinking, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
- At successful completion of the paper students will be able to:
- Assess current disciplinary concerns, determine nursing research priorities and select a feasible research topic to investigate
- Master advanced knowledge and theoretical understanding in an aspect of nursing
- Build a coherent argument for undertaking the research based on the synthesis of existing knowledge
- Design a well-structured, relevant and integrated plan of research
- Carry out ethically sound research using appropriate methods of investigation and analysis
- Analyse, argue and reach conclusions that are informed by independent inquiry and other available information
- Evaluate the implications of the research findings for clinical practice and make appropriate, well-supported recommendations for nursing practice/healthcare
- Disseminate findings as appropriate for the research project (for example to clinical areas, by publication to the wider profession)