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

Ed Griffin

T: 0116 207 8284


Semester 1 2018

  • 14.00 - 17.00 Tuesday 2 October  
  • 14.00 - 17.00 Tuesday 9 October    
  • 14.00 - 17.00 Tuesday 16 October   
  • 14.00 - 17.00 Tuesday 23 October   
  • 14.00 - 17.00 Tuesday 30 October
  • 14.00 - 17.00 Tuesday 06 November
  • 14.00 - 17.00 Tuesday 13 November
  • 14.00 - 17.00 Tuesday 20 November
  • 14.00 - 16.00 Tuesday 27 November
  • 14.00 - 17.00 Tuesday 4 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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