HCM 4308: Research Methods for Health Professionals


This course focuses on basic concepts of statistics such as measures of central tendency and variability; concepts of test validity, reliability, and objectivity; and on basic techniques used in inferential statistics. This course will also examine the basic components required for designing, conducting, and interpreting health-related research. Topics discussed include research design, methodologies, observational studies, experimental and quasi-experimental design, inherent biases, ethical considerations, use of primary and secondary data, statistical techniques and software programs utilized to analyze and interpret data, and common formats used to report the findings.






Principles of evaluation and research for health care programs

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (2015)
Author: Perrin, K.M.
ISBN: 9781449674366
Price: (No information available)

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