Health Courses – Clinical Research Concepts
Do you aim to get familiar with the clinical research concepts? Would you be interested in enhancing your knowledge and skills in clinical research concepts? Would you be interested in putting hands on practice by performing actual applications of clinical concepts?
This course will introduce you to various clinical concepts and techniques such as epidemiology, psychometrics, and bio-statistics. Throughout this course, you will learn the basic concepts, theories and definitions that are related to the main topic of the course. Also, you will be given clinical examples showing practical applications of clinical concepts.
Intro: course overview
This course is intended for students who are professionals in the field of clinical research concepts and will be interested in updating their information. Moreover, this course will give the students the chance to apply all the theories that they learn into practice and thereby, enhancing the knowledge of the most commonly discussed topics in the health care domain.
This course is well organized to suit with student’s academic background in the health and research domain. By taking this course, you will be getting accredited certifications in the healthcare system.
Students will be provided with a firm background of the most important terms that are used within the clinical research domain. By enrolling into this course, graduates will receive an EFAG College certificate that will broaden their career opportunities.
This course is well-suited for students who:
- Are already professionals in that domain, but want to be up-to-date with the recently discussed topics.
- Are beginners in this domain.
- Want to develop their clinical research skills.
Intro: Course Q & A Discussion Board
What are the clinical research concepts that are recently discussed in the health care domain?
Week 01: overview
During the first week of this course, the students will be introduced to the main research methods that are used in the clinical research domain, where the students will get a firm background of the benefits of utilizing each of these methods.
Week 01: Assignment 20 pts
Students will analyze different case studies which will allow them to choose the most suitable research method.
Week 01: Discussion 10 pts
A group discussion will be assigned to each group to discuss their thoughts.
Week 01: Homework review quiz 0 pts
The students will be introduced to the techniques that are employed in the clinical and research process. The students will get familiar with the basic concepts that are used in clinical research, which may include trial phases and trial designs will be highlighted.
Week 02: Assignment
The students will get familiar with the trial designs and trial phases that are used through the research development technique.
During this course, the students will be introduced to the widely known diagnostic tests that are used in the health domain. The students will carefully examine the physiology and anatomy of certain organisms in order to get familiar with the elements that make up each of these organisms. The students’ knowledge will be enhanced by getting familiar with the concepts that may cause bias of the data, and which may include quality assurance and quality control tests.
An awareness of quality control, quality assurance, and proficiency testing will be developed through an overview of statistical methods used to verify reported values and predictive values.
Week 03: The students will conduct a full research that will help them in identifying some of the major causes of bias in clinical research, as well as finding statistical methods that they can use to verify data.
Week 04: overview
Throughout this course, the students will be provided with a basic overview of the regulations and standards that have an impact on performing clinical trials. The students will analyze some ethical issues that may contribute to the creation of certain regulations.
Week 04: Assignment 20 pts
Students will be asked to conduct a research on the local and international regulatory requirements that are related to performing research on the pharmaceutical products.
Week 05: overview
The students will get the chance to widen their knowledge in the most major issues that are discussed in the field of clinical research. Students will get a firm background in new clinical research techniques, methodologies and biotechnologies that could be employed when performing clinical trials.
Week 05: Assignment
Students will be involved in the process of examining recent scholarly literature and practices in order to enhance their knowledge of investigational topics.
Week 06: overview
During this course, the students will be introduced to the major principles and attitudes of project management, which they will be able to implement them effectively within the clinical research domain. This course will help the students in gaining the knowledge that they need within the clinical management trials. By taking this course, the students will be fully aware of how to develop timelines, budget and project plans in an effective manner.
Week 06: Assignment
The students will implement management and coordination techniques that are widely used within the clinical trials, along with its compliance with a set of some protocols.
Week 07: overview
During this week, the students will get familiar with the implementation of a set of clinical protocols, along with its elements and structure, as well as the information that are employed for the productions. By taking this course, students will get the chance to have a practical experience in compliance with a set of guidelines.
Week 07: Assignment
The students will employ various concepts such as reliability, accuracy, as well as compliance with certain guidelines through the analysis of case studies.
Week 08: overview
During this week, students will gain practical experience by analyzing various case studies that are used in conducting clinical research. The students will employ the use of some modelling tools, technical reports and presentations
Students will integrate their management skills in conducting and developing team projects.
During this week, the students will carefully analyze the various stages that are involved in clinical research and which may include various settings such as organizing, planning, monitoring and executing clinical trials by following certain guidelines.
Week 09: Assignment
The students will employ certain aspects such as management and organization into practice.
The students will get familiar with the determinants of health and which may include wellness, disease or illness.
Week 10: Assignment
The students will determine the determinants of health and hand in a research report by the end of the course.