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Aims/Description: Evidence-based practice is the integration of high quality research evidence with clinical expertise and service users experience in making decisions about the care of individual patients in speech and language therapy. Building on the skills and knowledge acquired in Evaluating the evidence base in speech and language therapy I: Principles and Methods, this module will enable students to further develop and apply their knowledge of research methodology appropriate to the study of language and communication. Students will also gain an enhanced understanding of appropriate approaches to research design for evidence based practice.

Restrictions on availability: Yes; this unit is restricted to M.Med students in the Department of Human Communication Sciences

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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