The course provides a broad framework for use of quantitative and qualitative research methods in health care fields. Students will examine basic research designs, measurement tools, and research ethics. Students will develop proficiency at applying the principles to published health care research. The course emphasizes quantitative designs and methods and provides an introduction to qualitative methods.
This one-page chart summarizes the difference between qualitative and quantitative research paradigms.
This one page chart summarizes quality criteria in qualitative and quantitative research.
AM Last Page: Quality Criteria in Qualitative and Quantitative Research
Castillo-Page L, Bodilly S, Bunton SA. AM last page. Understanding qualitative and quantitative research paradigms in academic medicine. Acad Med. 2012 Mar;87(3):386. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e318247c660. PMID: 22373638.
Frambach JM, van der Vleuten CP, Durning SJ. AM last page. Quality criteria in qualitative and quantitative research. Acad Med. 2013 Apr;88(4):552. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31828abf7f. PMID: 23531762.