450-4087/02 – Research Methodology (MV)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Cybernetics and Biomedical EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. David Oczka, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. David Oczka, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CER275 prof. Ing. Martin Černý, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course is part of the complex subject of teaching of professional skills. Students will learn the basics of critical - scientific thinking: understanding the needs and importance of the scientific approach in medical practice (evidence-based practice). They learn the basic steps of the research process, the selection of appropriate methods, processing and evaluation of results.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations
Tutorials
Project work

Summary

The course is part of the complex subject of teaching of professional skills. Students will learn the basics of critical - scientific thinking: understanding the needs and importance of the scientific approach in medical practice (evidence-based practice). They learn the basic steps of the research process, the selection of appropriate methods, processing and evaluation of results.

Compulsory literature:

•POLIT, D.F., HUNGLER, B.P.: Nursing Research. Principles and Methods. Philadelphia : Lippincott, 1999. 757s. ISBN 0-7817-1562-8 •Gustavii B.: How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paper. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2003.

Recommended literature:

•Jordan R. R.: Academic Writing Course - New Edition. Nelson, Walton-on-Thames, 2002.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Semestral project and written exam.

E-learning

Other requirements

There are not defined other erquirements for student

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Syllabus of lectures: 1.Definition science. Scientific knowledge. Characteristic features of modern science. Types of research. Research in health care. 2.Terminology science and research. Financial and legislative context in scientific research. 3.The definition of the concept of research and its species. Principles of experimentation in technology and medicine. 4.Science, scientific approach, the scientific method, scientific theory. Basic and applied research, and their specific requirements. financing options 5. Introducton to the research process, goals, opportunities, legislation, accessibility, practical information. 6.Research problems, research questions, research hypotheses. Types of clinical trials, randomized and nonrandomized studies, studies with crossover design and a factorial design, single, double and triple blind studies, open-label study. 7.Study sources and literature and information sources with regard to the availability of information, credibility and relevance of information. Electronic Resources research work. search on the Internet, in library catalogs in bibliographic systems. 8. Determintation research sample (file) 9.Methods and techniques of data collection, data analysis, data processing 10.Interpretaction of research results, presentation of scientific communication in terms of the way (multimedia, poster), content and form. 11.Ethical aspects of medical research. Ethics research studies, legislation, ethics committee, informed consent, good practice. 12.Basic characteristics and the concept of scientific communication. The requirements and structure for abstracts, scientific papers, conferences, journal publications 13.Divergence creation of professional communication in Czech and English, typographical, 14.Citation, protection of intellectual property, patents and utility models, patent literature, and its availability in biomedical research

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 45 (45) 5
                Project Project 45  5
        Examination Examination 55 (55) 20 3
                Written exam Written examination 55  20
Mandatory attendence participation: Semestral project and written exam. For the credit is required mandatory participation in seminars at least 80% from past lessons.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Splnění všech povinných úkolů v individuálně dohodnutých termínech./Completion of all mandatory tasks within individually agreed deadlines

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2023/2024 (N0988A060002) Biomedical Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (N0988A060002) Biomedical Engineering K English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (N0988A060002) Biomedical Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (N0988A060002) Biomedical Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (N0988A060002) Biomedical Engineering K English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (N0988A060002) Biomedical Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (N0988A060002) Biomedical Engineering K English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (N0988A060002) Biomedical Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (N0988A060002) Biomedical Engineering K English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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