Course Catalog » Course Listing for Implementation Science

245  Introduction to Implementation Science: Theory and Design  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): A. Cattamanchi       Prerequisite(s): 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 EPI 245 or the online version of the course, IMS 245A, are not permitted to take this course.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Project

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 EPI 245.

245A  Introduction to Implementation Science: Theory and Design  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): A. Cattamanchi       Prerequisite(s): 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 - enrollment is not permitted if the in-person version of the course (cross-listed as EPI 245 or IMS 245) has been taken and passed.       Activities: Web-based course work

This online 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.

248  Community-Engaged Research  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): S. Ackerman       Prerequisite(s): Training or experience in public health, quality improvement or health care organization leadership. Exceptions for these prerequisites may be made with the consent of the course director.

Restrictions: Intended for students in the MAS or ATCR programs. Space permitting, individuals not enrolled in MAS/ATCR may take this course. Enrollment is not permitted if cross-listed course EPI 248 or IMS 248A (online version) has been taken and passed.        Activities: Seminar, Project, Web-based course work

This course provides training in the theory and practice of collaborating with patients, members of the public, and community-based organizations in health research, intervention design and implementation. Multiple engagement strategies are introduced through readings, guest speakers, case studies, and online discussions. Participatory research methods will be applied to trainees' ongoing or planned projects in order to adapt health interventions to real-world contexts. Cross-listed as EPI 248.

248A  Community-Engaged Research  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): S. Ackerman       Prerequisite(s): Training or experience in public health, quality improvement or health care organization leadership. Exceptions for these prerequisites may be made with the consent of the course director.

Restrictions: Enrollment is not permitted if IMS 248/EPI 248 has been taken and passed.        Activities: Project, Web-based course work

This course provides training in the theory and practice of collaborating with patients, members of the public, and community-based organizations in health research, intervention design and implementation. Multiple engagement strategies are introduced through readings, guest speakers, case studies, and online discussions. Participatory research methods will be applied to trainees' ongoing or planned projects in order to adapt health interventions to real-world contexts.