The aim of this module is to introduce you to the operational and strategic issues that you are likely to face when conducting and implementing research in clinical practice.
You will learn how to clearly differentiate between the clinical researcher and clinical practitioner roles and will explore the challenges of undertaking research as a clinician in a practice setting.
The module will allow you to critically discuss the ethical and consent issues pertaining to research in clinical practice and will be introduced to research governance procedures and protocols. In addition, it will cover the importance of service user involvement in the research process and the principles of improvement science in clinical practice.
You will also learn the key challenges related to the dissemination of research findings and critically discuss how to implement evidence-based practice in the clinical setting.
If you are interested in taking this module, please contact the module lead to find out more about course structure: firstname.lastname@example.org
OCT: Friday 4, 11, 18 and 25 October 2019
NOV: Friday 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 November 2019
DEC: Friday 6 and 13 December 2019
Module Submission Date: 20 January 2020
Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.
Katherine is a Senior Lecturer in Child Health, Division of Health Services Research and Management.
She started her research career in the R&D department of the children's charity Barnardos. In 2001 she moved to the Child Health Research and Policy Unit at City, University of London to work on a ...