Online course on understanding research for health professionals

Online course on understanding research


Understanding Research: An Overview for Health Professionals is an online course conducted by the University of California San Francisco. Participants of this course will learn the elements of research methods and design that are essential to the translation of knowledge into clinical practice, administration/leadership, and health policy.

About the course
This course looks at the various aspects of research as it pertains to health.

Course Syllabus
Week 1: Sections of a Research Article, Abstracts, and the Introduction of a Paper
Week 2: Methods Section - Study Designs
Week 3: Methods Section - Sample Selection, Setting, Measurement
Week 4: Methods Section -Bias, Types of Variables and Rates
Week 5: Ethical Issues, Human Subjects Committee / Institutional Review Boards, and the Discussion of a Paper
Week 6: Final Exam

This course is appropriate for anyone who wishes to learn more about the format, methodologies, and ethics of peer-reviewed research in the health professions.

Course Format
This course will consist of five weeks of lecture videos (approximately 60-90 minutes total per week), weekly homework (multiple choice exams and peer-assessed writing assignments), and a required final examination.

Course Sessions
August 18, 2014 - September 29, 2014

For further information, click here.

For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

    Select a Field of Study
    Select a Course
    Select UPSC Exam
    Select IBPS Exam
    Select Entrance Exam

    Thousands of Careerindia readers receive our evening newsletter.
    Have you subscribed?

    For great career opportunity, get instant updates on Education, Career & Job

    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Careerindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Careerindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more