PHPR 629. Research Design and Biostatistics. 2 Hours.
This course reviews study designs and statistical methods commonly used in primary medical literature. In collaboration with other courses in the curriculum, this course prepares students to interpret and apply primary literature during patient care, collect and analyze data, and maintain clinical competency throughout their professional career in pharmacy. Following completion of this course, students should be able to identify or select appropriate research methods and study designs; collect, summarize and interpret research data; understand basic statistical concepts; identify or select appropriate statistical tests for hypothesis testing; conduct and interpret the results of statistical tests; and evaluate the validity and reliability of published research studies. LEC.