HSM 401

HSM 401
Introduction to Action Research and Research Collection

BS
Degree

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Course Description
This course defines Action Research as it is understood in academic inquiry and as it is defined at AMU. Students are provided an institution-wide action research definition and an AMU original, proprietary checklist which both students and Faculty use to evaluate student learning at the end of the program. The course builds core competency in understanding action research. The course builds skills in delineating research which has merit but does not result in action-achieved outcomes and which may be replicated. Students gather research data related to health systems.

Course Format
Delivered in on-line sessions complemented by off-line review and assistance. Where possible, on-site sessions are offered.

Course Goals
Deliver basic knowledge and best practices of action research and research collection related to health systems.

Course Objectives

  • Teach how the elements of action research assists in building a systemic approach to process improvement related to health systems
  • Explain and demonstrate the skilled implementation of action research and research collection related to health systems
  • Discuss the systematic application of Action Research to health systems