HLTH301-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019

Evidence in Health

30 points
15 Jul 2019 - 10 Nov 2019

Description

This course will provide students with an understanding of ways in which evidence is used in health decision making, in health promotion, clinical care and health policy, and the social science tools which underpin much health research.

Learning Outcomes

1. Students will be able to identify three elements of critical appraisal of any medicine or public health academic literature or description of primary studies.

2. The student will be able to identify the steps of conducting a systematic review and appraisal of literature.

Pre-requisites

Either 15 points in HLTH at 200-level or above, or any 45 points at 200-level or above

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 14:00 Rehua 329 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 14:00 - 15:00 Rehua 329 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Course Coordinator

Arindam Basu

Lecturers

Ray Kirk and Ann Richardson

Additional Course Outline Information

Assessment and grading system

Grading Scale
Grade    GPA Value        Marks

A+              9            90 – 100
A                8            85 – 89.99
A-               7            80 – 84.99
B+              6            75 – 79.99
B                5            70 – 74.99
B-               4            65 – 69.99
C+              3            60 – 64.99
C                2            55 – 59.99
C-               1            50 – 54.99
D                0            40 – 49.99
E               -1             0 – 39.99

A Pass is 50 marks or over

Academic Liaison

Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll and Raesha Ismail are in charge of liaison with students in the undergraduate health sciences courses as the BHSci programme coordinator in the School of Health Sciences. Your class will appoint a student representative to the liaison committee at the start of the semester. Please feel free to talk to the Academic Liaison or the student rep about any problems or concerns that you might have.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,765.00

International fee $8,000.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Health Sciences.

All HLTH301 Occurrences

  • HLTH301-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019