The module aims to:
- Provide you with knowledge and understanding of the application of research in clinical settings
- Enable you to critically appraise operational and strategic issues when conducting and implementing research in practice.
- Explore and evaluate the challenges of undertaking research as a clinician in a practice setting.
You will learn about negotiating clinical and research roles with patients, carers and the multi-disciplinary team; clinical risk and patient safety issues arising from research in clinical areas; informed consent and ethical approval; data protection; managing research protocols; resourcing research and disseminating research findings; leadership and change management.
Who is it for?
This course is for anyone interested in leading research in healthcare settings, who wants to understand and overcome the practical, logistical and ethical challenges involved and develop their research leadership skills. You will require an honours degree, at 2:1 or above, or equivalent.
Oct: Tuesday 3,10, 17, 24 and 31 October 2023
Nov: Tuesday 7, 14 and 21 November 2023
Dec: Tuesday 5 and 12 December 2023
This 15 credit module can be taken alone or as part of the MRes Clinical Research, to develop your ability to design and manage healthcare research that is rigorous, ethical and patient-centred.