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Online Study Designs 2021

Course Date

Start: 1st January 2021
End: 31st December 2021

Course Location

Parker University
2540 Walnut Hill Lane, Dalls, Texas, United States of America


Course Description

Before a study can be conducted, a researcher must decide on the best way to test their hypothesis. Choosing an optimal study design is a major component of successfully conducting a research study. This presentation will explain the many different study designs available and what types of questions can be addressed by each. The featured article will critically appraise the key manuscript of vertebrobasilar stroke and the unique case-control study design.

Featured Journal Article:
Cassidy JD, Boyle E, Côté P, et al. Risk of vertebrobasilar stroke and chiropractic care: results of a population-based case-control and case-crossover study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Mar 1;35(5):595].
Course Objectives:
1. Explain the important components of different study designs.
2. Describe the optimal study designs for different types of research question
3. Appraise the featured articles.
4. Describe unique study design components within the featured articles.

Speakers: Chris Malaya & Katie Pohlman

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Course Contact Name

William Smith

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