CODE 72755 ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024 CREDITS 2 cfu anno 2 9285 (LM/SNT2) - GENOVA SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/01 LANGUAGE Italian TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA SEMESTER 1° Semester MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di: METHODS OF APPLIED RESEARCH AND QUALITY ASSURANCE TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB AIMS AND CONTENT TEACHING METHODS The course is held in person in the first semester of the second year through lectures with the use of computer media. Students with SLD, disability or other special educational needs certification are strongly encouraged to contact the teachers at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching methods which, respecting the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory instruments. SYLLABUS/CONTENT - Research protocols, study designs, observational studies, randomized and controlled studies - Systematic reviews and meta-analyzes - Critical reading of a scientific article - Rules for the construction and validation of questionnaires RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY the teaching material is provided by the teacher during the lesson and made available on Aulaweb. Additional texts that could help you prepare for the exam and to deepen some topics will be agreed in the course of the lessons. Suggested text: Medical Statistics - Martin Bland TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD ALESSIO SIGNORI Ricevimento: Professor is available by appointment. For contact, please email email@example.com. Exam Board IRENE SCHIAVETTI (President) LAURA BONZANO ALESSIO SIGNORI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course) LESSONS LESSONS START Please refer to the timetable of the lessons of the second year, first semester.Please refer to the timetable of the lessons of the second year, first semester. Class schedule INVESTIGATION METHODS AND PROTOCOLS EXAMS EXAM DESCRIPTION Written exam based on theoretical questions and interpretation of a scientific article. Exam dates will be published on Aulaweb. The exams of the integrated courses are held in the Genoese university in a single moment and the Examination Commissions, chaired by the Coordinators of the integrated courses or by their delegates, must be composed in accordance with the provisions of Article 29 c.5 and c. 6 of the University Didactic Regulations. As per the Degree Course's Didactic Regulations, exams can only be taken in the periods dedicated to this and called exam sessions. The moments of verification usually cannot coincide with the periods in which the training activities take place. ASSESSMENT METHODS The ability to explain the contents of a scientific article in a clear and understandable way will be evaluated. Students with SLD or with other regularly certified special educational needs will be able to agree with the teacher the written or oral modality, by contacting the teachers at least 10 days before the exam. They can also take advantage of 30% additional time.