CONDUCTING RESEARCH REQUIRES KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE PROCESS AND THE FEDERAL REGULATIONS INVOLVED. THE CRI OFFERS A VARIETY OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AT MULTIPLE EXPERIENCE LEVELS. SOME ARE FORMALLY APPROVED COURSES AND ELECTIVES; OTHERS AWARD CERTIFICATES, HOWEVER, MOST INCLUDE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF LEARNED SKILLS.
School of Medicine (4th-year elective)
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
School of Health Professions - Statistical Offerings
AHSL 8350/AHRS 5360 Advanced Statistical Methods (3:3:0) This course is a special blend of advanced statistics, sophisticated research methods, practical theoretical applications, and contemporary experimental design methodologies that all combine to allow students to demonstrate knowledge and competencies in applying skills learned in previous classes to practical quantitative exercises and case studies. In addition to advanced parametric, non parametric and multivariate techniques, the class also covers material in structural equation modeling and factor analysis. Concomitant with every technique and statistical tool used, the class places great emphasis on the diagnostic evaluation and manipulation of databases. Lastly, students are required to exercise appropriate decision-making in not only selecting optimal methods to solve research questions given secondary data sets using SPSS, but also, to demonstrate critical thinking skills in the management analysis of statistical output. Offered in Fall Semester
AHRS 5350/AHSL 8350 Intermediate Statistical Methods (3:3:0) Offered in Spring Semester. Following topics will be addressed: Transforming data, Detecting outliers (quantitative methods):
Qualitative research, t-test, ANOVA (one and multi-factorial; repeated measures, ANCOVA, etc)
Correlation and regression (bivariate and multivariate), Reliability (quantitative methods)
Power analysis (quantitative methods), Using SPSS and reading basic output
Differentiating between parametric and non-parametric tests
Continuing Education Credit or Certificate Awarded upon completion
Faculty Affairs and Development
Clinical Research Coordinator Training
Individuals will have a general overview and history of clinical research. Topics covered during the course are as follows: Basic Definitions, Phases Study Design; Regulatory bodies, Regulations; ICH-GCP; Study team responsibilities; Contract Budget Negotiation; Clinical Research Accounting; Study Conduct from SQV to Closure; and Common Mistakes; Audits.