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Portland, OR 97239
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This course explores critical thinking processes to evaluate and understand research studies, discern the quality and accuracy of published information and recognize the advantages and limitations of experimental designs and outcomes. This course provides the structure for students to conduct theoretical and empirical research projects in their doctoral studies and prepare for their dissertation project. Students review case studies as related to bioethical issues and implement integrative health professional’s scope of practice and code of ethics based on specialization.
Topics covered in this course include:
Recognize bias and validity in research.
Utilize the overall process of designing a research study from its inception to its report.
Compare the primary characteristics of quantitative research and qualitative research.
Evaluate ethical issues that relate to healthcare and nutrition professionals.
Appraise the need for Institutional Review Board approval in studies.
Apply the integrative health professional’s scope of practice and code of ethics.
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Candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree or higher from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Candidates must submit official transcripts directly from the issuing institution along with one professional letter of recommendation. All applicants must be recommended for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.