Samuel Spadone, D.P.M., Instructor
Definition of Course
This course will introduce the podiatric medical student to research design and methodology.At the completion of this course a student will have the fundamental skills to address the issue of research design validity. Specifically each student will be able to:
- Properly apply the scientific method.
- Design a fundamental research project.
- Critique Medical and/or Research Literature
Purpose of Course
The modern day clinician must keep abreast of a rapidly changing medical state-of-the-art. Students and podiatrists must minimally be capable of digesting the medical and/or scientific literature to maintain their continuing education. Furthermore, the student and podiatrist who desires to contribute to this literature must have knowledge and understanding of research design and methodology.