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Evidence Based Medicine Thread in the College of Medicine Legacy Curriculum: HSC I 10/10/19

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In-Class Session Guide

Health Systems and Community I

October 10, 2019

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

 

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS:

Hour 1

 TOPIC: Introduction to Research Methods / Epidemiology and Descriptive Statistics

 FACULTY: Kristin Baughman, Ph.D.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Define and distinguish different study design approaches used in clinical research
  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages of different study design approaches
  • Distinguish between descriptive and inferential statistics
  • List 2 common sampling methods
  • Identify data as nominal, ordinal, or interval level
  • Describe the normal distribution
  • Calculate the mean, median, and mode
  • Describe 2 measures of variability

SUPPLEMENTAL READING: 

 

CLASS RESOURCES:

 

ASSESSMENT: HSC I AIMS Quizzes

 

HOUR 2:

TOPIC: Literature Evaluation

FACULTY: Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Explain criteria for evaluating journals including impact factors and peer-review
  • Evaluate a research article for your journal club assignment
  • Apply FRISBEE to determine the validity of a research article
  • Summarize the drug clinical trial process and apply that knowledge when evaluating articles

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop and clicker

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:

CLASS RESOURCES:

ASSESSMENTS:

  • HSC I AIMS Quizzes
  • Journal Club presentation