Residents will be provided with the necessary scientific foundation of knowledge and skilsl required to practice effective "Evidence-based Dentistry". Residents will gain knowledge to form critical questions, locate information, judge the quality of available information, and apply evidence to clinical decision making and ongoing evaluation on both patient care at the individual level and community level.
Knowledge of basic research design and statistics is important in order to understand the scientific literature that will be read throughout one’s professional career as well as to give one the ability to conduct their own research project. This course surveys basic research design and research methods along with basic descriptive and inferential statistics.
Residents are expected to become knowledgeable in research design, basic statistics and to gain the skills necessary to interpret the results of statistical analyses.
On successful completion of this course, residents will be prepared to:
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