Applies the knowledge and skills gained in previous courses and makes the transition from the role of critical research consumer to that of research producer. Focuses on the research process with particular emphasis on systematic literature review research methodology. Examines data-gathering and analysis methods, as well as accepted practices of ensuring the validity or trustworthiness of the findings. Centers on the ethical framework for research conduct. Pre-requisite: The successful completion of the preceding HEAL program courses: HEAL 501, 510, 550, 560, 570 and one of the two stream combinations of 520/530/540 or 525/535/545.