Research

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RSCH 503 Research Methods and Biostatistics 3.0 Credits

This course provides an exploration of research concepts, literature searches, research methods, designs, data collection, analysis, and interpretation techniques. This course is designed to provide graduate students with the skills necessary to evaluate the relationship between practice and published research.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is NURS.

RSCH 504 Evaluation and Translation of Health Research 3.0 Credits

This course provides specific approaches to the evaluation of the quality and translation of relevant research. The student will learn to conduct efficient literature searches, evaluate the quality of that research through the appraisal of research design, methodology, and data analysis. Each student will develop and evaluate a plan for the translation of the research into their practice.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: RSCH 503 [Min Grade: B]

RSCH 519 Introduction to Biostatistics 3.0 Credits

This is an introductory course which focuses on the fundamentals of biostatistics for health sciences graduate students. Excel-based and SPSS assignments will be used to supplement the content.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is HI or major is NURS.

RSCH 523 Methods for Health Research 3.0 Credits

The course is designed to provide professional graduate students with the skills necessary to evaluate the relationship between practice and published research. The course content includes an overview of research concepts, ethics in research, literature searches and reviews, quantitative and qualitative research methods and designs, and data collection, analysis and interpretation techniques. An interdisciplinary team of faculty teaches the course using a problem solving approach. When feasible, concepts and problems are addressed by students in interdisciplinary teams through evaluation of published research.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is HI or major is NURS.
Prerequisites: RSCH 500 [Min Grade: C]

RSCH 701 Introduction to Biostatistics for Clinical Research 3.0 Credits

This is an introductory course which focuses on the fundamentals of biostatistics and clinical research for nursing graduate students. Excel-based and SPSS assignments will be used to supplement the content.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

RSCH 758 Application of Evidence to Practice 2.0 Credits

The focus of this course is on finding, appraising, communicating, and applying knowledge and research to the health professions. Participants will develop competencies in clinical decision making for individual patients/clients and development and evaluation of health care services.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

RSCH 759 Foundations of Biostatistics 3.0 Credits

This is an introductory course which focuses on the fundamentals of biostatistics for nursing and health science doctoral students. Excel-based and SPSS assignments are used to supplement the content. May be repeated once for credit.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 6 credits

RSCH 770 Foundations in Research Methods 3.0 Credits

This course is a survey of human subject quantitative and mixed research methodology. Doctoral students completing the course will develop skills to understand, evaluate, and apply research across the sciences and the health professions. This course emphasizes why a particular methodology is suited to a particular research agenda and introduces students to the importance of interdisciplinary team science.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

RSCH 811 Intermediate Biostatistics 3.0 Credits

This is an advanced level statistics course focusing on general linear models and selected multivariate statistical tests used in the rehabilitation and health sciences and biomedical engineering.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

RSCH 812 Interpretation of Data 3.0 Credits

This is an advanced topics course on issues such as power and effect size calculations and interpretation of results of statistical analysis including output of statistical software packages.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

RSCH 813 Measurement Theory in Healthcare 3.0 Credits

The emphasis of this course is on the assessment of the uses, advantages, validity, reliability, and sources of error in measurement tools commonly used in healthcare and on methodological and outcome research methods.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

RSCH 815 Scientific Inquiry and Writing 3.0 Credits

This is an advanced seminar on scientific inquiry and writing. Emphasis is on conceptualization and writing of research proposals and research reports. Seminar topics have direct application for dissertation research. Students must have knowledge of important issues and familiarity with the research in their planned area of dissertation research.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: RSCH 813 [Min Grade: B] and RSCH 770 [Min Grade: B] and RSCH 811 [Min Grade: B]

RSCH 823 Research Practicum 1.0-6.0 Credit

Prepares the student for dissertation research through faculty-supervised research experiences. Focuses on one or more stages of the research process, such as developing a question, literature review, design and method, IRB, grant writing, subject recruitment, instrumentation, measurement, data collection, data analysis, interpretation of results, and/or dissemination of results.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 12 times for 72 credits

RSCH T880 Special Topics in Research 1.0-4.0 Credit

Course consists of content that faculty or students have requested to meet special needs or interests. Content is variable and offered on a one-time, infrequent, or trial basis. Actual course description will be determined by the instructor.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 16 credits

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