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380.662.01 CRITIQUING THE RESEARCH LITERATURE IN MATERNAL, NEONATAL, AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  8:30 - 10:20am
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Donna Strobino
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Discusses the sources of data and analytic and conceptual basis for methodological approaches to the study of maternal, neonatal, and reproductive health. Critically evaluates selected research articles in maternal, neonatal, and reproductive health.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. describe sources for studying maternal, neonatal, and reproductive health,
  2. describe the analytic and conceptual basis of various methodological approaches for studying maternal, newborn, and reproductive health,
  3. critically evaluate specific research on maternal, newborn, and reproductive health,
  4. critique research on Maternal and Child Health and Reproductive Health in general,
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on oral presentations and written summaries and critiques of research articles and class participation.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required