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MSIA 830 RESEARCH ANALYSIS AND DESIGN FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION 3 Credit Hours

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to research methods likely to be encountered during a health professions teaching and technology career. Learners will demonstrate the steps of scientific research. This course will cover topics including formulation of a research problem, sampling and research design, dissemination of research findings, and research proposal writing. These topics will be discussed in detail and result in the learners demonstrating the application of newly acquired skills through critical review of peer-reviewed scientific articles. Research ethics is large component of the course. Learners will complete the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) training program as well as learn about the Institutional Review Board (IRB) processes and applications. Through an iterative process of group feedback and project refinement, each learner will develop a research/grant proposal which can be included in an e-portfolio.

Cross List: HPTT 630

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

MSIA 896 RESEARCH OTHER THAN THESIS 1-9 Credit Hours

Student research that is clearly distinct from ongoing or planned thesis/dissertation work, or research/lab rotations preformed prior to selecting a permanent advisor or supervisor.

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

MSIA 899 MASTERS THESIS 1-9 Credit Hours

Independent student research related to the masters thesis.

Prerequisite:  Must be masters student in MSIA

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

MSIA 910 HUMAN SUBJECTS RESEARCH MANAGEMENT 2 Credit Hours

SELECTIVE

During this course students will review and practice the process for planning and implementing human subjects research. Training includes creation of study processes (IRB, data management, recruitment, process of consent, operating procedures) required for successful implementation and delivery of a human subjects research. This course will provide a framework of ensuring all federal and ethical guidelines are met. Students will justify decisions for study procedures based on management principles, evidence and financial constraints.

Prerequisite:  BIOS 806: Biostatistics I; BIO 835: Design of Medical Studies or equivalent

Instructor: Dr. Laura Bilek

Typically Offered: FALL

MSIA 970 SEMINAR 1 Credit Hour

This seminar allows a unique seminar plan to be generated for each student regarding attendance and presentation. The plan will include attendance and presentation at research seminars in your home department and across campus and participation in journal clubs.

Prerequisite:  enrolled in MSIA or BMI graduate program or by permission. Must be master or PhD student in MSIA or BMI

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

MSIA 998 SPECIAL TOPICS 1-9 Credit Hours

Presented at intervals depending upon the interest of the faculty or the request of students. A course description with its prerequisites is announced at the time the course is offered.

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

MSIA 999 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION 1-9 Credit Hours

Independent student research related to the PhD dissertation. This course may be utilized before or after successful completion of the comprehensive exam.

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU