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Evidence-Based Decision Making In Healthcare

Andreas Xyrichis

2019/077KNIM11030£ 2520

TERM 2- Janury 2020 intake







2019/0 Academic year study days dates. Please note that these dates are tentative and there may be possible changes made between July and August 2019. These are full day study days, so plan to be availalble tentatively from 9:00am to 5:00pm. 

If you are taking the module as a free-standing, you will need to apply through  King's Apply


If you are a student on a programme, you will need to complete the Module Selection form  in order to be scheduled for any modules. 


For those wishing to undertake the MSc of Advanced Clinical Practice in future, please note that these modules are no longer core modules for the Advanced Clinical Practice MSc. Please access the website if you wish to find out further information on the MSc of Advanced Clinical Practice


Up to date Timetable information can be found on the ONLINE TIMETABLE (Login with your K Number)


Up to date course information can be found on KEATS. (Login with your K Number). 


This course aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to identify best evidence for their practice. It focuses on searching for, appraising and synthesising evidence from health care research. Students are introduced to a range of electronic databases for accessing evidence and the principles of sytematic review. Learning is facilitated through lectures, workshops and a student-directed search for evidence to address a question emerging from their own practice. Issues surrounding and evidence at the level of the individual practitioner and the health care organisation are addressed. Assessment is by means of a review of literaturresearch implementation e which answers a focussed question utilising explicit methods. Further Information Standalone M level courses are only available to those with a first degree where level 6 courses are offered in the same or similar areas. Minimum requirement is previous successful study with good grades at level 6. 


Be aware that Occurence 3 in Term 2  is an ONLINE course. 


NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework

IK2, IK3, G2

Module Dates

Module handbooks including the full timetable will normally be available via the link at the bottom of this page four weeks prior to the start of the module.


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