GEN PRAC 7209HO - Research Design and Methodology

Teaching Hospitals - Semester 2 - 2014

This course is designed to provide students with a broad introduction to research process and methods. The processes covered are selected with particular reference to issues pertaining to researching questions within the health care system. Content includes an introduction to health research, formulating a research question, searching the literature, ethical issues, research design, quantitative and qualitative methodology and the writing of a research proposal. At the conclusion of the course participants should be in the position of being able to choose, with justification, from a variety of contemporary methods and apply one method to a research question of their choice.

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