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Evidence based practice is an approach to clinical problem solving and health care provision based on "good evidence". The purpose of evidence based practice is to help you to keep pace with important advances in your clinical field by selecting from the literature those research papers whose results are most likely to be both true and useful.
You need to take account of the strength of evidence about clinical practices and cost effectiveness when making investments in new and existing services. In addition, you need to consider present and future clinical practices and relate your clinical expertise to the evidence which is present in the research literature.
This module is designed to enable you to gain knowledge and skills to be able to confidently and competently evaluate the evidence for your clinical practice.
Term 1 - 25th September; 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th October; 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November; 4th December 2017
Term 2 - 29th January, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th February; 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th March; 2nd April 2018
Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.
Honours degree in radiography (typically minimum 2:2) from a UK university or appropriate professional qualifications e.g. Diploma of College of Radiographers.
International qualifications in Radiography may be acceptable if the holder is able to gain registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.
Any applicant with non-standard qualifications may apply subject to confirmation that their qualifications are acceptable and equivalent to an Honours degree in radiography from a UK university.
Normally applicants should have a minimum of 2 years clinical experience in their clinical specialty (e.g. radiotherapy/diagnostic imaging) before starting the module and should continue in clinical practice whilst undertaking the module.
For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:
Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.