Health Research Methods Workshop for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

Jan 09 - 11, 2018

This workshop aims to strengthen research skills among nursing and allied health science (AHS) professionals and post-graduate students. It presents an overview of research designs and statistical methods and provides hands-on training on various stages of research from problem formulation to study design, data collection, data analysis and interpretation.

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of conducting research
  2. Plan, design and conduct a research study 
  3. Communicate the study findings

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

Day

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

 

Session 5

Session 6

 

Session 7

Session 8

 

Session 9

Time

9:00-9:30

9:30-10:00

10:00-10:30

10:30-11:15

 

11:30-12:15

12:15-1:00

 

1:45-2:45

2:45-3:15

 

3:30-5:30

Day 1

Registration & Inauguration

Introduction to Workshop &                   Pre-test

Clinical Practice and Research: What’s the connection?

How do I develop a research study protocol?

15 min

 

Describing and understanding study data -1

Why is a study important? – Study formulation

45 min

 

What has been done before? – Review of Literature

Learn a new tool – Mind mapping

15 min

 

Let’s work together! – Develop study protocol

Time

9:00-9:45

9:45-1030

10:30-11:15

 

11:30-12:15

12:15-1:00

 

1:45-2:30

2:30-3:15

 

3:30-5:30

Day 2

Why do I want to do this study? – Study objective and hypothesis

How will this study be conducted? – Research design, strategy and methods

What is qualitative research methodology?

T              E               A

 

How many is enough? – Sample size calculation

Describing and understanding study data- 2

L      U       N          C              H

 

Learn a new tool – GANTT CHART

What is a study tool? – Developing and validating study tool

T              E               A

 

Let’s work together! – Develop study protocol

Time

9:00-9:30

9:30-10:00

10:00-10:30

10:30-11:15

 

11:30-12:15

12:15-1:00

 

1:30-2:15

2:15-3:00

 

3:15-5:00

Day 3

Does my study need ethical approval?

How much does the study cost? - Budgeting

Communicating findings of the study – scientific reporting and referencing

Group work presentation (Group 1)

B               R      E             A               K

 

Group work presentation (Group 2)

Group work presentation    (Group 3)

B               R      E             A               K

 

Group work presentation    (Group 4)

Group work presentation (Group 5)

B               R      E             A               K

Group work presentations          (Group 6 & 7) and Valedictory

 

Each session will have 25-30 minutes of theory followed by 15-20 minutes of practical. Participants will work in groups to develop a study protocol and present it to experts for feedback.

Dates: 9th - 11th January, 2018

Course Faculty: Faculty will be from St John’s Medical College, Research Institute and College of Nursing

Workshop Fees and Registration:

Before 30th December - Rs. 2000/- (for students) & Rs. 3000/- (for faculty)

After 30th December - Rs. 2500/- (for students) & Rs. 3500/ (for faculty)

Payment can be made via Demand draft (D/D) or via NEFT:

  • D/D drawn in favour of St. John’s Research Institute, Bangalore
  • NEFT [beneficiary name: St. John’s Research Institute; bank name: Bank of Baroda; beneficiary bank A/c #: 05210100024920; branch: John Nagar, St. John’s Medical College, Koramangala, Bangalore-560034; IFSC code: BARB0STJOHN (5th digit zero)]

For brochure, please CLICK HERE

For registration form, please CLICK HERE

Filled registration form with details of DD/NEFT transfer (your name & transaction ID) should be sent to: epibio@sjri.res.in

For further enquiry and registration, contact

Dr. Kavya R, MBBS, MPH, PGDHHM                           
Course Director                                   
Assistant Professor
Division of Epidemiology & Population Health
St. John’s Research Institute

Dr. Geraldine Menezes, PhD
Course Co-director
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry    
Vice dean, Allied Health Sciences
St. John’s Medical College

Mrs. Maryann Washington, MSc, M.Phil
Course Co-director
Adjunct Professor (Nursing)   
Division of Epidemiology & Population Health
St. John’s Research Institute

E-mail: epibio@sjri.res.in
Ph: 080-49467032