May 23, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSC 3400 - Clinical Research Design

Credits: 4
The course emphasizes research methods used for the conduct of human studies and will introduce students to the ethical conduct of clinical research. The research methodologies of 4 study designs will be explored, focusing on the applicability of each design to differing research questions and the benefits of each design. The course will cover the development of a good research question, study design, selection of study subjects, data collection and management, analysis and how to estimate study sample size. Students will address a current public health problem and develop a research protocol that addresses the public health problem.