Introduction to Methods for Health Service Research & Evaluation OpenCourseWare: Free Online Undergraduate Course on Health Services by Johns Hopkins University

Published Dec 29, 2008

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Evaluate industry-standard methods of research in health services in this free OpenCourseWare offered by Johns Hopkins University. 'Introduction to Methods for Health Service Research & Evaluation' outlines how health service providers are studied and evaluated. This non-credit OpenCourseWare has no prerequisites and will be most useful to undergraduate students interested in health research.

Introduction to Methods for Health Service Research & Evaluation: Course Specifics

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Introduction to Methods for Health Service Research & Evaluation: Course Description

New advances in health care policy and treatment methods must be thoroughly researched and analyzed prior to their widespread acceptance. In this free OpenCourseWare provided by Johns Hopkins University's School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, students evaluate the research methods used and how results are interpreted. Public health policy, ongoing research and evaluations in health policy are all taught in this course. Johns Hopkins University professors Jonathon P. Weiner, Lynda C. Burton and Elizabeth A. Skinner teach this course that focuses on health services research and evaluation methods. Students study research design strategies and have the opportunity to write proposals similar to those used in real-world health service research projects.

Materials for this course, including notes, lectures and study materials are available for free online. If you are interested in this free OpenCourseWare, visit the course page for the introduction to health service research and evaluation.

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