Course: Research in Nursing and Health Service

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Course title Research in Nursing and Health Service
Course code LBF/KB021
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Langová Kateřina, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Kolářová Hana, prof. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
Principles of statistical decision. Deduction and induction. Conceptions, facts, terms. Statistical induction. Error risks. Observation and experiment. Controlled test. Placebo. Prospective and retrospective plan. Experiment with human subjects. Ethic principles. Population and selection from it. Data types, descriptive statistics. Frequency distribution, distribution functions, percentile. Theoretical models of probability distributions. Mean value, variance and correlation. Random event, probability, conditional and inverse probability. Statistical decision making. Tests of significance.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
To give students some information about the basic research project scheme, terms population and sample, sample processing. Students will learn basic principles about the probability theory and will be introduced into descriptive and inductive statistics of qualitative and quantitative events.
After finishing the training students will understand the research project logic, will be able to define a research project, understand the relation of theory to a research process, to understand links in data analysis and to know to implement obtained information in self processing of simple statistical tasks.
Students ought to have fundamental attainments in mathematics and statistics at the secondary education level.
OPD/KA011 and LBF/KA011 and LCH/KA011 and NAN/KA011 and OSE/KB011 and MIK/KB011 and PAT/KB011 and PFY/KB011 and OSE/KB041 and OSE/KA031

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Dialog

Recommended literature
  • Komenda, S. (2000). Vypočitalená náhoda. Olomouc : VUP.
  • Zvárová, J. (2004). Základy statistiky pro biomedicínské obory. Praha - Karolinum.

Study plans that include the course
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