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This course introduces the students to the purpose and process of research as applied in health care. Students will examine the role of statistics and various research methods. In addition, students will analyze the key elements of evidence-based research within health care.
Describe the components of the research process.
Analyze ethical implications in human research.
Differentiate between quantitative and qualitative research.
Describe how data is collected and measured in health care research.
Explain the application of statistics in the data collection process.
Differentiate between descriptive and inferential statistics.
Describe the implications of the statistical significance of research results.
Describe the utilization of research in health care.
Describe the process used to determine the validity and reliability of research.
Explain future trends in health care research.
Discuss the impact of research on consumers' perspectives on health care.
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