Research Methods and Statistics for Healthcare Simulation

Course #MV3403

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course focuses on common research and statistical methods used to assess performance in simulated healthcare environments. Research methods covered include differences between surveys, observational studies, and experiments, sampling procedures, instrumentation, reliability and validity, ethical requirements in conducting human subjects research, and the components of a grant proposal. Statistical methods include hypothesis testing, t-tests, z-tests, ANOVA, regression, and chi square methods. Labs will be conducted using appropriate statistical software that will provide students with hands-on understanding of many of the statistical methods covered in lecture. Prerequisites: None.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  09 Oct 2023

    Columbus Day (holiday)

  •  24 Oct 2023

    Shift day: treat as Friday class schedule

  •  10 Nov 2023

    Veteran's Day (holiday)

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