Course Catalog » Scientific Methods 117

Subject: Scientific Methods
Course Number: 117
Course Title: Foundations of Scientific Inquiry
Units: 2
School: Dentistry
Department: Preventive And Restorative Dental Sciences

Course Description: Contemporary dental care is provided in a way that is evidence-based. This course provides a foundation for the scientific method as well as searching for, reading, and critically appraising literature. These skills will help you determine if and when devices, drugs, or techniques should be applied to your specific patient’s care. You will also learn about clinical and translational research methods and design, levels of evidence, and quality of evidence.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: none
Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Project, Web-based course work

Instructor of Record: B. Chaffee
Additional Instructor(s): S. Hyde
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No