University of Exeter: Applied Health Services Research

InstitutionUniversity of Exeter View institution profile
Department University of Exeter Medical School
Web http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate
Email pg-ad@exeter.ac.uk
Telephone +44(0)1392 723044
Study type Taught

Summary

The global burden of disease and challenges of safe and accessible health services means that more than ever we need to be developing, testing, evaluating and implementing evidence-based healthcare in highly complex situations.

This programme has been designed to give you the skills and knowledge to enact meaningful change and gain a comprehensive grounding in health services research methods as a platform for developing a career as a health researcher.

It is suitable for those from a wide variety of backgrounds including:

- Science, mathematics and social science graduates

- Medical researchers

- Academic clinical fellows

- Nurses

- Allied healthcare

- Healthcare professionals wishing to develop their research skills

You will be taught by the leading international experts and authors in complex interventions research methods. Topics such as patient and public involvement, collaborative working, evidence-based practice, complex interventions, health economics, clinical trials and medical statistics will provide a common thread that runs throughout the programme.

Previous topics that students have chosen for independent study include:

- Exploring facilitators and barriers of patients’ trust in clinical pharmacists in Primary Care.

- Improving the physical health monitoring of patients taking Clozepine.

- Intravenous antimicrobial therapy in the home.

- Effectiveness of group psychological interventions in reducing the burden for caregivers of patients with dementia residing in the community.

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