Course Description for Clinical Inquiry II
Clinical Inquiry II
Prerequisite: Successful completion of previous courses in the DPT curriculum
This course is the second in a three part series regarding the principles of clinical inquiry. The objective of the series is to prepare the graduate to critically analyze and use the scientific literature to improve clinical practice, relative to clinical research, education, and/or administration. In this unit, students will work with specific faculty to implement the proposed project developed in unit one of the series. Topics covered include: problem solving, research design, advanced research methods and data analysis. Specifically, quantitative, qualitative and survey outcomes and advanced clinical research design methods will be explored. Students will review all aspects of data handling to include development of data logs, data entry, statistical analysis and interpretation of the analysis.