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  HSA 409, Health Services Research Methods
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Semester: Fall 2014
Course Subject: HSA
Course #: 409
Course Section: 001
Course Title: Health Services Research Methods
Course Section Information: CRN 11325
Students must be accepted into the HSA program as a major or minor and have completed the prerequisites of HSA 302, 303, STA 215 or 290.
The course provides an overview of HSA research methods. Students learn to critically analyze HSA research articles. Each student develops a research protocol.

Credit Hours: 3
Special Section 
Registration Requirements: 

Course Begins: Aug 18, 2014
Course Ends: Dec 13, 2014
Instructor: Cathy Andersen
Instructor's Email: cathy.andersen@eku.edu
Web Course Features (Students will be required to use):
 Email Discussion Boards Online Chat/Virtual Classroom
 Online Tests PowerPoint Files Other  Download course workbook from Blackboard
 On-Campus or ITV(KTLN) meetings:
Times, Dates:
Class will meet at 6:00 on Thursdays in the Dizney Building three times: Week 7 for the midterm exam and other instruction; The last week of classes for student presentations; And during final exam week at the scheduled exam time. There will also be two required individual meetings scheduled at times arranged between the student and instructor. These are in the last half of the semester.
 Special conditions for tests such as designated locations or proctors:
Two exams (hard copy) will be given in a classroom in the Dizney Bldg.
 Printed Textbooks:
1. "Statistics: Concepts and Controfersies," 7th ed. by Moore & Notz. (required)
2. "Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. (recommended).
 Required Software:
MS-Excel and MS-Word
Instructor's Web Page
(with syllabus and detailed course information):
 http://people.eku.edu/andersenc/hnf409.htm