The independent study style course is designed to provide students the opportunity to explore topics of didactic and/or clinical interest as needed to enhance student's learning.
This elective course provides the student with the foundation for understanding and applying quantitative research within the context of evidence-based practice in cardiac perfusion. Students are encouraged to share their results with the perfusion community via a poster or oral presentation at a national meeting. Basic research skills shall be utilized for the project. The student will investigate existing scientific literature and provide a research design for the implementation of the research study.
This course is a continuation of CVSPG 810 Research Elective. Following the initial investigation of the research topic, the student will test their research protocol and initiate the process of data collection. Statistical analysis of the data, creation of a scientific paper/poster will be performed for students final reporting.