Course Descriptions - MHS Core Courses

GRAD5010 : PRINCIPLES OF EVIDENCE-BASED HEALTHCARE
3.00 credits: This course guides the student through an investigation of the principles of evidence-based health care and the practical application of those principles. Evidence-informed practice (EIP) is an approach that integrates clinical findings, patient preferences, research, and clinical experience into the process of health care delivery. Students will practice identifying, acquiring, evaluating, and synthesizing the evidence on selected topics of relevance to clinical practice. Students will learn the strengths and limitations of each element of EIP through online modules and will learn how to use this information to enhance clinical decision-making and patient outcomes.
GRAD5011 : RESEARCH DESIGN AND STATISTICS
3.00 credits: This course guides the student through an investigation of the design models that are typically used in research studies and the basic statistical analysis used to measure results. Students will review assigned literature and critically discuss the results presented in relationship to the research design presented. Students will practice fundamental statistical computations and use basic descriptive statistics to communicate results.
GRAD5012 : PRINCIPLES IN INTEGRATED HEALTH CARE
3.00 credits: This course guides the student through a discussion of the development of Integrative Health Care (IHC), the principles of IHC, and the application in a clinical setting. Students will read assigned texts and critically discuss the issues presented. Students will observe an IHC setting and develop strategic plans for incorporating IHC principles in clinical practice.
GRAD5014 : CRITICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
1.00 credits: This course guides the student through an investigation of the current literature and evaluation of evidence and the potential application to evidence-based health care. Students will review assigned literature and critically discuss the results presented. Students will develop critical analysis skills and presentation skills related to their discipline.
GRAD5015 : CRITICAL ANALYSIS REVIEWER
0.00 credits: This course guides the student through the current literature and evaluation of evidence and the potential application to evidence-based health care. Students will review assigned literature and critically discuss the results presented. Students will provide critical analysis and input to the students of GRAD 5014 related to their discipline.
GRAD5016 : THESIS CREDITS
3.00 credits: This course provides the student with a foundation in the formal process of scholarly investigation and writing. This process provides an opportunity to demonstrate the integration of knowledge and skills from the core and specialty courses into a field-based or literature-based project.
GRAD5017 : INDEPENDENT STUDY
3.00 credits: This course is an elective course that provides the student with a formal academic process for independent study. This process provides an opportunity to demonstrate the integration of knowledge and skills from the core and specialty courses into a field-based or literature-based project. The student will be supervised by an appointed faculty member for guidance and final evaluation.
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