Course Catalog » Nursing 223A

Subject: Nursing
Course Number: 223A
Course Title: Integrative Biobehavioral Methods in Studying Symptoms
Units: 2
School: Nursing
Department: Community Health Care Systems

Course Description: This course focuses on integrative, multi-method approaches for the use of self-report or observational measures in conjunction with genetic or neuroendocrine markers, electrophysiologic sensors, microbial sampling or other biological measures of a symptom. Participants will design biobehavioral methods to achieve a more comprehensive, multi-system understanding of a symptom or symptom clusters. Analytical strategies for synthesizing two or more measures of a symptom will also be addressed.
Prerequisites: Minimum of masters level preparation in research design and methods.
Restrictions: Enrollment in a PhD program or postdoctoral fellowship, or in other studies preparing the participant for a research career.
Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Project

Instructor of Record: S. Weiss
Additional Instructor(s): C. Miaskowski
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes

Quarter(s) Offered: Winter
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? Yes