Research - Module 1: Research Basics

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This module will include a review of research ethics and set the stage for working in diverse settings and cultures.

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Brought to you by the Center for Lifelong Learning with a special thank you to the content writer, Helen Lane, PHD, RD. Planned with The Dietetics Practice Based Research Network Oversight Committee, now the Nutrition Research Network.

This module will include a review of research ethics and set the stage for working in diverse settings and cultures. Strategies for developing practical research questions will be describing including searching databases, accessing systematic reviews, and collaborating with research beneficiaries to determine needs (CBPR). Practical components of research such as developing a timeline and gathering a research team will also be included.

CPEU: 2.0
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 1050, 1040, 9060

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify ethical practices and appropriate conduct during research activities.
  2. Conduct a literature review for a selected research topic or question.
  3. Develop feasible, meaningful and clear research questions.

This e-learning self-study includes web links and resources for additional Online Learning opportunities.

The course includes pdf files of the speaker presentations and handouts as well as a downloadable CPE certificate.

The Certificate of Training program consists of four separate modules that build on each other. To receive the certificate associated with this training, all four modules and related tests must first be completed and a subsequent final post test exam in Module 4 must be passed with a minimum of an 80% in order to receive the Certificate of Training. The Certificate of Training can then be downloaded and printed from the site.

This product is approved for individual use only. Only the registered participant is eligible for continuing professional education units.

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