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NUS 705 Design and Testing Interventions
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Research Methodology,®nu


Course Level: Doctoral Intermediate

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:University at Buffalo

Pre-requisites: Intermediate/Advanced Statistics Course

Course Description: The focus of this course is on clinical trials research aimed at testing interventions designed to improve health care outcomes at the indiveidual of systems level. Emphasis will be on studying the effects of biobehavioral interventions on health outcomes such as health-related quality of life, symptom management, self-care, client satisfaction, and health promoting behaviors. Exemplars of programs of research with this focus and mid-range theories of particular interest in designing interventions will be examined. Methodological issues relative to clinical trials will be addressed. The U.S. National Institutes of Health research agenda related to clinical trials focused on holistic health outcomes will be discussed.


Method of Instruction: synchronous

Delivery Platform: Online (Blackboard) Synchronous

Campus visits required: none

Course Contact: Campus Staff Coordinator: Louiza Case



Tuition: NEXus common tuition


Other considerations: This is an online synchronous course that meets Tuesdays 9:00 am-11:50 am EST.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: NUS 705
Credits: 3 / Semester


Section: NUS 705
Instructor:Dr. Carla Jungquist
Credits: 3 / Semester

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