Evidence Review

OCC80055 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • Three week block

Contact hours

  • 48 hours

2020 teaching periods


HB8  HE Block 8

26 Oct 20 - 22 Nov 20

22 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
26 Oct 20

6 Nov 20

Last withdraw without fail:
13 Nov 20


OCC80030 Enabling Participation: Children
OCC70015 Professional Practice 2

Aims and objectives

This unit enables students to search, appraise and integrate research evidence into clinical practice. Students learn to investigate, critically analyse, synthesize and communicate a body of evidence at a professional level, related to a clinical question of relevance to contemporary occupational therapy practice
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Construct a well-developed clinical question and apply advanced knowledge to undertake a comprehensive search of the literature using a range of data bases
2. Select relevant studies using professional judgement and apply established research appraisal skills to critically analyse the evidence
3. Produce an evidence-based practice report synthesising and communicating findings of the evidence review to a wider occupational therapy audience.

Courses with unit

Master of Occupational Therapy