INDS 4101 Biomedical Research Experience I

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as IDS 73.
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1 hour lecture, 6 hours fieldwork; 3 credits

Introduction to the fundamentals of research in a clinical context. Elements of the research process, including hypothesis formation, study design, subject selection, variable conceptualization and operationalization, data collection and analysis, including the use of biostatistical methods. Special attention to the features of conducting research in a clinical setting including: issues of informed consent, patient confidentiality and privacy, and research ethics.

Prerequisite: Completion of 60 credits; a 3.2 GPA; Chemistry *1100 [1] (or 1050 [1.1] and 2050 [1.2]) and 2100 [2]; or Chemistry *1040 [5]; Biology *2073 [17], 2074 [17.1], 1072 [29], 2071 [29.1], and 1071 [34.1] or Biology *1080 [3] and 1081 [4]; permission of the program coordinator.


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