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R C 442 - Research I

3 Credits

This course is designed to provide the student with a basic introduction to heath care research with emphasis on evidence-based practice.  Students will learn how to develop and identify a research question and conduct a literature search. Research protocol and identifying the steps to carry out the research and report the findings in abstract form will be discussed.

Pre-requisite(s) RC 421 with min. 2.5
Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program BAS - R C

Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day
Designed to Serve Students in the Respiratory Care program. 
Active Date 20190610T09:32:19

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 33
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Course Outline
1. The components involved in developing a research question. 

2. Determination of evidence based practice in respiratory care. 

3. Developing research protocol and meeting research standards. 

4. Proper documentation of a research project. 

5. Legal and ethic issues in research. 

6. Development of a hypothesis and testing of hypothesis. 

Student Learning Outcomes
List the components of a literature review process

Describe quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods approaches to research

Develop a methodologically sound research proposal that incorporates a research question and hypotheses

Explain the purpose of an abstract

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