COURSE UNIT TITLE

: RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND ANALYSIS METHODS IN HEALTH SCIENCES

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
SBE 5046 RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND ANALYSIS METHODS IN HEALTH SCIENCES ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8

Offered By

The Institute Of Health Sciences

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR GÖKŞIN NILÜFER DEMIRCI

Offered to

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Orthopaedic Physiotherapy
Geriatric Physiotherapy
Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
Medical Biology and Genetics
Neurological Physiotherapy- Rehabilitation
The Institute Of Health Sciences
Biochemistry
Basic Oncology
Clinical Neuroscience
Biophysics
Microbiology
Audiology
Biomechanics
Basic Neuroscience
Perfusion Techniques
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
Molecular Medicine
Anatomy
Medical Physics
Medical Education
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND ACCREDITATION IN HEALTH CARE
Histology and Embryology
CLINICAL DRUG RESEARCH
Medical Parasitology
PHYSIOLOGY
Pharmacology
Exercise Physiology
Laboratory Animal Science
Toxicology
CANCER APIDEMIOLOGY

Course Objective

To learn methods and analyses of health reserch.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Be able to understand and critice a scientific paper,
2   Plan a research,
3   Collect data,
4   Analyse data,
5   Write a research report.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Scientific approach
2 Causality
3 Principles of research
4 Types of research
5 Population, sample and sampling
6 Binomial, Poisson and Gaussaian distributions, standard distribution
7 p value, significance, confidence interval
8 Data, standard data collection
9 Analysing quantitive data
10 Analysing qualitative data
11 Multiple analyses
12 Writing a research 1
13 Writing a research 2
14 Discussion

Recomended or Required Reading

Portney LG, Watkins MP. Foundations of clinical research. Prentice Hall;2000.
Abramson JH, Abramson ZH. Survey methods in community medicine. 5th ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone;1999.
Kirkwood BR, Sterne JAC. Essential medical statistics. Bodmin: Blackwell Science; 2003.
Daly LE, Bourke GJ. Interpretation and uses of medical statistics. 5th ed. Oxford: Blackwell Science;2000
Armitage P, Berry G. Statistical methods in medical research. 3rd ed. Oxford: Blackwell Science;1996.
Dawson B, Trapp RG. Basic and clinical biostatistics. 4td ed. NY: Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill;2004.
Dupont WD. Statistical modelling for biomedical researchers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press;2002.
Elwood M. Causal relationships in medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press;1992.
Elwood M. Critical appraisal of epidemiological studies and clinical trials. Oxford: Oxford University Press;1998.
Aksakoğlu G. Sağlıkta araştırma ve çözümleme. Izmir: Meta Basımevi; 2013.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Presentations and homeworks, developing homeworks in line with criticism.

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 FIN FINAL EXAM
3 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.50 + FIN* 0.50
4 RST RESIT
5 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.50 + RST* 0.50


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

Be able to prepare the research project, collect and analyse data.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

Regular attendance.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

gazanfer.aksakoglu@deu.edu.tr

4124001,2

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 14 3 42
Tutorials 14 2 28
Preparation for midterm exam 1 6 6
Preparation for final exam 1 6 6
Preparing assignments 13 9 117
Final 1 1 1
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 200

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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