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Research for Allied Health Professional

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Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   3
Registration Fee:   $88


Objectives
This course will help the student become a more educated consumer of research. It will help improve the participant's knowledge in distinguishing credible information from propaganda, and elucidate some of the intimidating terms which often accompany informative writing. At the end of this course the participant will be able to: Recognize professional Information Literacy Distinguish between Qualitative and Qualitative research Differentiate Objective from Subjective data Define and calculate the measures of central tendency List key components of the Scientific Method Criteria for Completion:A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.

Description
This course will help the student become a more educated consumer of research. It will help improve the participant's knowledge in distinguishing credible information from propaganda, and elucidate some of the intimidating terms which often accompany informative writing. The course includes a clear, user-friendly clarification of the daunting terms used in statistics, as well as concise definitions of the key components of a scientific study. Concluding with a succinct didactic on the importance of Critical Thinking, the course will greatly enhance the student's ability to analyze and interpret various forms of research. This Seminar-on-Demand is 3 contact hours in length (check your state's approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession). Course Outline: Hour 1 Define Peer Review Identify popular literature and propaganda Define forms of research Provide examples of formats Hour 2 Illustrate examples of opinion surveys Critique empirical data Define quantities of mean, median and mode Perform calculations for several sets of data Examine results and discuss process Hour 3 Discussion of key constituents and characteristics Enumeration of critical thinking skills

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Register Address:   Home-study
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Dates:   01-01-2025 - 01-01-2025, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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