PHPR 629. Research Design and Biostatistics. 2 Hours.
This course reviews study designs and biostatistical methods commonly used in primary medical literature. Following completion of the course students should be able to read, assess, and apply the results of research articles and clinical practice guidelines to patient care; identify potential statistical or methodological errors; and exhibit foundational analytic and methodological skills needed to conduct simple clinical research. The course establishes the research methods foundation needed for pharmacists to maintain clinical competency throughout their career. LEC.