Completion of a set of core courses is required — at least 9 credits in core courses, 9 credits in methods of research and analysis, and 11 credits in specialty/advanced and research courses are required.
|S&A PHM 701||Grant Writing for Health Services Research||2 cr.|
|Prepare to enter professional careers requiring knowledge of grant-writing. Mechanics of proposal writing and social aspects of “grantsmanship,” skill development in identifying sources of grant funding, practice research to support applications, and tailor proposals to specific audience interests. Utilizing an iterative and peer supported process, draft parts of an R36 dissertation grant.|
|S&A PHM 702||Mixed Methods for Health Sciences: Purpose, Design and Approach||2 cr.|
|Increase awareness, understanding, and knowledge about how mixed methods research fits into the broader world of health services research. Exposure to research and lay literature in health services research in pharmacy and related fields. Improve ability to write technically, read and interpret mixed methods research articles, and discuss implications of research findings.|
|S&A PHM 703||Community Engagement in Health Services Research||2 cr.|
|Apply principles of community engagement in the field of health services research. Read and interpret relevant articles, and discuss implications of these readings. Learn existing models and practical approaches for successfully partnering with community stakeholders to address health and medication-related needs through research.|
|S&A PHM 704||Dissemination, Implementation and Sustainment of Change in Health Services Research||2 cr.|
|Apply Dissemination and Implementation (DI) as well as sustainability concepts and principals to support organizational change efforts in different healthcare settings or learn how to conduct DI/Sustainability research in their professional careers. Identify DI frameworks, appropriate implementation strategies, study designs and outcomes to address the implementation of an evidence-based practice or a specific organizational change.|
|S&A PHM 711||Research Methods for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy Research||3 cr.|
|Development of skills in the methods, techniques, and problems encountered in conducting evaluations of pharmaceutical services, programs, and policies.|
|S&A PHM 715||Social Behavioral Theories in Pharmacy, Drug Use, and Health Behavior||3 cr.|
|Critical review and application of social behavioral theories, methodologies, and research to current problems in pharmacy, pharmacist communication and interaction with consumers and other providers, use of prescription and nonprescription drugs, and self-care.|
Select in consultation with major professor.
Note: A minimum of 6 credits must be taken outside of the School of Pharmacy for the Specialty/Advanced requirement. The Specialty/Advanced credits may include no more than 2 additional credits of course seminar and/or a 3-credit HSRP core course. The Specialty/Advanced credits cannot include more than 5 total HSRP course credits.
|S&A PHM 990||Research||Varies|
Total Minimum Credits: 32 credits