hcs542 | Graduate
Health Care Research
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Research Study Designs
- Contrast qualitative and quantitative research designs.
- Determine the optimal research approach from various study designs.
- Distinguish between levels of evidence and the implications of validity.
- Describe effective ways to collect data.
- Describe the criteria for selecting a target population and sample size.
- Explain the rationale for different sampling methodology.
- Identify appropriate statistical methodology to support a study proposal.
- Describe statistical analysis methods.
- Differentiate between descriptive and comparative statistics.
Health Care Research
- Explain the purpose of evidence-based health care research.
- Identify the stages involved in the research process.
- Identify ethical considerations that can impact health care research.
Professional Presentations of Research Findings
- Determine effective delivery formats to disseminate research.
- Describe the importance of publishing health care research results.
Developing a Problem Statement and Research Question
- Examine the importance of a literature review to support credible research.
- Develop a problem statement.
- Develop a health care research question.
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