Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 2:30-4:10
The focus of this course is to instruct the respiratory care student in the role research plays in the practice of respiratory care. Quality improvement is used to emphasize the basic components of research. Topics include problem development, literature review, data analysis techniques and interpretation, institutional review boards and communicating the results.
These activities will be used to aid in student learning. They are designed to guide the student through the research process. Conscientious completion of the activities can be an excellent way to prepare for your project. Once a module is completed, you may submit it for grading. It must be submitted by the given due date. Any late assessments will be counted off by 15% for each day late.
There will be 4 exams during the semester. Students are expected to analyze and apply their research knowledge during these quizzes.
Each student will complete a final project.
Each student will:
Any late assessments will be counted off by 15% for each day late.
Regular class attendance is required. No distinction is made between excused and unexcused absences unless the absence has been cleared through the office of the Dean of Students, Athletic Department or Academic Affairs. If a student misses a lecture, it is the student’s responsibility to work with other class members to determine what material was missed. Please refer to the MSU Student Handbook for more information.