2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook Updated 
    
    Nov 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook Updated

BTEC 1100 - Clinical Research Methods I


Prerequisite: Program Admission;
Corequisite: BTEC 1105  
This course introduces students to basic aspects of clinical research studies in methodology and theory. Topics include: clinical research concepts, the role of theory in research, ethical issues, principles of measurement, reliability of measurements, validity of measurements and the research protocol. Topics of discussion include clinical research overview, popular roles of theory in clinical research, discussion of ethical issues and regulatory reasons for oversight,
the thinking process and formulation of specific study design types and phases of trials, mixed methodology and naturalistic design and the research protocol. Other topics to consider are measurements and the reliability and validity of those measurements in the strength of study data. Contact hours: Class - 3, Lab - 0. Credit hours: 3 (F, Sp)