NUR 570 - Clinical and Translational Research Design

4 credits ( 4 didactic hours )

Introductory Statistics (Nursing 510 or equivalent)


This course covers basic principles of research design as well as ethical considerations in conducting research with human subjects. A variety of designs will be reviewed including randomized clinical trials, quasi-experimental designs, cohort (prospective and retrospective), factorial, cross-over and case-control. In addition, community participatory research and translational models will be examined. Requirements and design elements to maintain scientific rigor and study integrity, specifically internal and external validity, construct and statistical conclusion validity are integral components of the course. Statistical methods for these study designs will be reviewed.

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