Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS)
IDS 300 • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
|Hours:||5 lecture per week (60 total per quarter)|
|Degree and Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade Only|
This course is designed to introduce students to the research process and how it applies to evidence-based patient care. Emphasis on research design and methods, scientific databases and evidence-based resources. Application of research methods and statistical techniques to the critical evaluation of current scientific literature. Evidence-based decision making and development of critical thinking skills will be discussed. This is an upper division General Education course, intended for students in the Dental Hygiene Baccalaureate Degree Program; enrollment is limited to students accepted in the program.