Course Number: 245
Course Title: Introduction to Implementation Science: Theory and Design
School: Graduate Division
Department: Epidemiology And Translational Sciences Program
Course Description: This course provides a foundation for designing and evaluating strategies to accelerate the translation of evidence into practice, policy, and public health. Concepts introduced include community engagement, behavior change theory, and implementation strategy design and evaluation frameworks, and study design. In addition to didactic work, scholars are guided through the creation of a protocol aimed towards facilitating uptake of their chosen health intervention. Cross-listed as IMS 245.
Prerequisites: Training or experience in clinical research, public health, quality improvement or health care organization leadership. Exceptions for these prerequisites may be made with the consent of the course director.
Restrictions: The course cannot be repeated for credit - students who take and pass IMS 245 or the online version of the course, IMS 245A, are not permitted to take this course.
Activities: Direct - Discussion, Online - Web-based course work, Student - Web-based course work
Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? Yes
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