Public Health and Research Methodology

Public Health and Research Methodology Programs

 Public Health and Research Methodology Programs  for National & International Medical Graduates, Dentists, Public Health Specialists, Nursing Professionals, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Sociologists and related Allied Health Professionals.

This is a good choice for those who want to enhance their career even they are already in the Canadian workforce as this is a very unique on Campus Research Program offering workplace skill development with Internship opportunity. This program is designed for individuals who are new to the field of Health promotion, Research Methodology, Program Monitoring and Evaluation the program, which takes just six months to complete, is designed to be flexible, and is offered by CANADIAN INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED EDUCATION.

Public Health Programs: Health promotion skill development. Logic models in Public Health program management. Monitoring and evaluation (M&E). Biostatic and Epidemology Courses. Advanced research and analytical skills. Statistical test comparing mean/ median.

Research Methodology Programs: Research and Evaluation. Research and the research process. Research Ethics and Integrity. Critical appraisal. Critical appraisal of quantitative research. Critical appraisal of qualitative research . Mixed methods research.

Learning Objectives upon completion of this course:

Public Health Programs: Be able to apply simple statistical procedures where appropriate. Be able to use statistical principles in order to critically appraise an article from a quantitative perspective. Analyze information to determine appropriate implications, uses , gaps and limitations. Use evidence and research to inform health policies and programs.

Health professional skill developed upon completion of this course: Research question and hypothesis testing. Measures of centrality and dispersion, the normal distribution, confidence intervals. Application of t-test, ANOVA, CHI, bias, random error and sample size calculation. Interpretation of statistics. Descriptive statistics. Collecting and understanding the data. Application of SPSS, SAS. Levine's test for equality of variances (F-test). Test of Homogeneity of variances.


Career Opportunities:

Public Health Programs: Monitoring and Evaluation officer. Health promotion specialist. Tobacco program officer. Community Health Specialist. Manager Evaluation.

Research Methodology: Research project coordinator. Clinical Research Associate. Research Assistant. Qualitative Data Analyst.

Relevant Organization for Registration and further career development: Evaluation society of Canada. Canada public health association. Canadian network of respiratory care (CNRC). Tobacco reduction program certification.

Admission Requirements:

Public Health Programs: Degree or diploma health profession, computer literacy, to apply for the program please submit all of the following documents to Canadian Institute for Advanced Education: A complete CIFAE application form, $30.00 non-refundable application fee, A copy of your current professional college registration or professional registration -if applicable, Evidence of 2 years' experience in your profession (for example a current resume or letter from your employer) -case by case it could be waiver for those without Canadian experience.

Research Methodology: Degree, diploma or college certificate, computer literacy, knowledge of mathematics, to apply for the program please submit all of the following documents to Canadian Institute for Advanced Education: A completed CIFAE application form, $30.00 non-refundable application fee.

Course Name:  Research Methodology (RM), Basics of Research Methodology(BRM), Introduction to Research Methodology, Applied Research Methodology, ARM+ Research/ Thesis protocol Development(RTPD), Research Methodology Full Course, How to write a Scientific Article, Publication Ethics,

This course is a combination of both introductory quantitative and qualitative analysis. Quantitative analysis will be focused on use of basic statistical methods, such as descriptive statistics, graphical representation, hypothesis testing, ANOVA models, and regression models, to analyze real world problems arising in medical science, public health, and biology with hands on training on statistical software like SPSS, SAS, and R. qualitative analysis will be focused on how to perform a systematic review, different types of qualitative study, steps of content analysis.

Research Methodology:


Week 1: Describing and displaying data using statistical software SPSS/SAS/R------- 2 Hrs.
Week 2: Review of basic statistics and probability 2 Hrs.
Week 3 : Study design and contingency table with software application 2 Hrs.
Week 4 : Measure of Association with software application 2 Hrs.
Week 5 : Test of significance : how to interpret results 2 Hrs.
Week 6 : Categorical data analysis and regression analysis 2 Hrs.
Week 7 : Logistic regression and odds ratio 2 Hrs.
Week 8 : Test of hypothesis 2 Hrs.
Week 9 : Introduction to qualitative analysis 2 Hrs.
Week 10 : Systematic review and knowledge translation 2 Hrs.
Week 11: Different types of qualitative study 2 Hrs.
Week 12 : Content analysis & mixed method approach 2 Hrs.