University of Technology Sydney

91615 Evaluating TCM: Theory, Practice and Research 2

6cp; 4hpw
Requisite(s): 91607 Research Methods 1 (Acupuncture) OR 91614 Evaluating TCM: Theory, Practice and Research 1


This subject builds on material provided in 91614 Evaluating TCM: Theory, Practice, Research 1. It enables the student to have a solid grasp of the research process in acupuncture and the health sciences, thereby encouraging the ability to be a lifelong learner. As such, it is an important foundation for students undertaking postgraduate studies. The subject also further develops learners' critical thinking skills and their ability to apply this to clinical practice environments and the relevant research literature. Students' interest is engaged and encouraged towards an understanding of the relevance of and need for research into the health professions, clinical practice, acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Together, 91614 Evaluating TCM: Theory, Practice, Research 1 and this subject provide an important foundation for students considering further development of their critical thinking skills through formalised learning pathways in honours, masters (by research) or doctorate research programs. Equally, the subjects provide students with the knowledge, skills and capabilities to engage in evidence-based approaches and evaluations of their own clinical practice and inquiry-oriented approach to clinical assessment and evaluation.

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Spring session, City campus

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