15 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: The module will examine the strengths and limitations of the main research methods used in emergency medicine. This will include cohort studies, clinical trials, cluster trials, organisational research, qualitative methods and economic analysis. The practicalities of undertaking research in emergency medicine will be explored, along with the regulatory and ethical frameworks for research. The module will use lectures, seminars and practical exercises focussed on answering important questions in emergency medicine.

Restrictions on availability: HAR6105 must be studied before HAR6125.

Staff Contact: Fiona Lecky
Teaching Methods: Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Health and Related Research):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK