Qualitative Research Methods in Medicine [EL030]

Course highlights

EC points

1.4

Start date

09-05-2022

End date

13-5-2022

Course days

Course spans 5 full days

Faculty

Dr. M. Lugtenberg, Dr. J.A.C. Rietjens, Dr. L.W. Kranenburg

Course fee

€ 910

Location

Erasmus MC, Rotterdam NL

Level

Introductory

Disciplines

  • Methodology

Application

How to apply

Detailed information about this course:

Description

Qualitative research is becoming more prominent in medicine and health care. In this 5-day course, students will be introduced to the basic principles of qualitative research methods in medicine. Students will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to design, conduct and report on qualitative research. In addition, the basic principles of data-analysis using the qualitative data analysis program NVivo will be taught.

Objectives

After this course, students are able to:

  • Understand the scientific paradigm of qualitative research.
  • Develop an appropriate qualitative research question and research protocol.
  • Conduct an (online or face to face) in-depth interview and focus group.
  • Apply the basic principles of qualitative data analysis using the qualitative data analysis program NVivo.
  • Critically assess the rigor of a qualitative study.

Participant profile

(PhD)students and other researchers who have no or limited experience with qualitative research.

Assessment

Assignment(s), Attendance


Reduction on fees

PLEASE NOTE THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE RESEARCH MASTERS (120 EC points)

No fees are charged for participation of Erasmus MC PhD candidates

Please note that in case of cancellation or no show, the cancellation policy applies based on the full course fee.

50% reduction on our fees for participating institutes of NIHES

This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the departments or sections participating in NIHES.

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam:

  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Psychiatry, Section of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Department of Medical Informatics
  • Department of General Practice
  • Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management
  • Generation R

50% reduction on our fees for NIHES affiliated partners

This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the following NIHES affiliated partners:

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam, departments of:

  • Dermatology
  • General Paediatrics
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation Medicine

UMIT, Department of Public Health, Health Services Research and Health Technology Assessment.

25% reduction on our fees for Erasmus MC employees

For participants formally appointed at all departments of Erasmus MC (except the departments mentioned above and Erasmus MC PhD candidates).

25% reduction for all (international) PhD students without formal appointment at Erasmus MC

Upon receipt of your application you will receive a request to upload proof of enrollment as a PhD student.