Using Research Evidence in Practice

This module examines the research evidence that is available to underpin healthcare practice. It explores the main methods which are used and promotes critical thinking applied to the accessing, consideration and application of findings.

It is suitable for nurses, midwives and all healthcare professionals who wish to develop their practice through the inclusion of research and evidence-based materials.

Entry Criteria

  • Effective registration with the NMC / HPC or other relevant professional body. ESSENTIAL
  • Undertaken successful level 4/5 academic study. ESSENTIAL
  • Currently be employed in practice and have the support of their manager in undertaking the module. ESSENTIAL
  • Have a named mentor in clinical practice throughout the duration of the module. ESSENTIAL

How to apply

Online Application Forms and Guidance Information

Key information

Module Category: NMAH
Module Code: 3373
Module Credits: 15
Module Level: 6

Module leader

Justine Barksby
T: 0116 257 7646


Semester 1 2017

  • 11.00 - 13.00 Monday 02 October  
  • 11.00 - 13.00 Monday 09 October    
  • 11.00 - 13.00 Monday 16 October   
  • 11.00 - 13.00 Monday 23 October   
  • 11.00 - 13.00 Monday 30 October
  • 11.00 - 14.00 Monday 06 November
  • 11.00 - 13.00 Monday 13 November
  • 11.00 - 13.00 Monday 20 November
  • 11.00 - 13.00 Monday 27 November
  • 11.00 - 13.00 Monday 04 December


Return to study

This is a degree-level module in which you will be expected to produce assessed work at degree-level standard.

If it is sometime since you undertook other kinds of academically assessed work, you will be well advised to consider undertaking some self-directed academic updating around returning to study.

More information can be found here


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