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LAKEHEAD CALENDAR 2009-2010

Lakehead 2009-2010 Academic Courses Graduate Courses (Masters and PhD) Health Services & Policy Research Graduate Courses
Health Services & Policy Research Graduate Courses

GRADUATE COURSES - Health Services and Policy Research (HSPR)

Courses not offered this academic year (fall/winter terms) are indicated by the words "NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR" below the course description. Nevertheless, students should refer to the Timetable as a final check.

Health Services and Policy Research 5015      Summer Institute
Credit Weight: 0.0
Description: Held during the summer months, students attend a one-week intensive learning event. Students from all participating universities will be brought together for one week to discuss important issues in health services research with distinguished faculty and policy makers.
Notes: May only be taken by students in the Graduate Diploma in Health Services and Policy Research program.  A non-credit required course.
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Health Services and Policy Research 5050      Research Practicum
Credit Weight: 0.0
Description: Students will spend at least 200 hours with a health services research team and develop skills in the development of a research project including selection of design, sampling strategy and measurement; ongoing data management and analysis; and presentation and discussion of results with stakeholders.
Notes: May only be taken by students in the Graduate Diploma in Health Services and Policy Research program.  A non-credit required course.
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Health Services and Policy Research 5055      Policy Practicum
Credit Weight: 0.0
Description: Students will spend at least 200 hours in a policy/decision-making environment working with stakeholders in the health care system to better understand that environment, how to relate to it, and how to communicate effectively with other stakeholders in the health care system.
Notes: May only be taken by students in the Graduate Diploma in Health Services and Policy Research program.  A non-credit required course.
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Health Services and Policy Research 5070      Learning Portfolio
Credit Weight: 0.0
Description: Students will be required to maintain a learning portfolio containing all evaluations from faculty for courses, practica, and summer institutes. When all objectives have been met, the student will submit this portfolio to the OTC Admissions/Graduation Committee who will verify that the student has accomplished all learning objectives as identified in the learning plan. Each student should register in the Learning Portfolio in the last term of their program.
Notes: May only be taken by students in the Graduate Diploma in Health Services and Policy Research program.  A non-credit required course.
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Health Services and Policy Research 5111      Special Topics
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: Special Topics course.
SpecialTopic: Y
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