Qualitative Research Practice in Health short course
Delve deeper into why people choose the healthcare options they do in the Faculty of Health’s Qualitative Research Practice in Health short course.
Register for three days of interactive sessions in Semester 1 2020 to gain valuable insight into the stories and meaning behind the data in health research.
Develop a richer understanding of people, their motivations and perspectives behind their healthcare decisions, and obtain the tools and methods needed to explain their experiences.
This short course is ideal for postgraduate students or researchers intending to conduct qualitative research and for health professionals seeking to assess and apply evidence-based knowledge to improve patient health outcomes.
On completion of this short course, you will achieve the following learning outcomes.
- Demonstrate proficiency carrying out systematic analysis of qualitative data.
- Critically analyse theoretical perspectives that guide qualitative research practice.
- Design a qualitative research project by determining a research question and methodology.
- Collect, analyse and present qualitative data.
- Reflect on ways to evaluate and assure validity and trustworthiness in qualitative research.
Note, this short course forms part of the 9583 Qualitative Research Practice in Health PG unit. Different fees apply for the entire unit.
The cost is $620.
25 spaces are available.
Enrolments close 31 January 2020.
5-7 February 2020
University of Canberra Hospital
20 Guraguma Street
Bruce ACT 2617
Introduction and expectations
|Input session 4|
|Input session 9|
Transcription and management of data
|10:15-11:00||Input session 1|
Nature and scope of qualitative research methods in health
|Input session 5|
|Input session 10|
|11:00- 11:45||Group work 1||Input session 6|
Focus Group Discussions
|12:15-1:00||Input session 2|
Research paradigms in QR
|14:00-15:00||Group work 2|
Ontology, epistemology, methodology, methods
|Input session 6|
Analysis: developing categories
|15:00-15:40||Input Session 3|
Ethnography, grounded, PRA
|Experience sharing 1|
Indigenist participatory action research with remote Indigenous peoples and communities in Australia and Taiwan
Dr Petra Buergelt
|Experience sharing 2|
Evaluation of the specialist antenatal nutrition clinic at the Canberra Hospital: a qualitative study of women’s experiences
Dr Cathy Knight-Agarwal
|15:40-16:00||Tea break||Tea break||Tea break|
|16:00-17: 00||Input Session 3 (cont’d)|
Ethnography, grounded, PRA
|Theory session 7|
|17:00- 17:30||Input session 8|
Rigour in qualitative research
|Work along 3|
About the course convener
Mr Sunil George is a public health researcher with several years of experience of carrying out qualitative studies to understand access to healthcare and patient behaviours in South Asian settings and the impact of large global health initiatives on the functioning of local health systems. His research interests include inequities in health, cultural understandings of health and wellbeing and knowledge transfer processes.
For enquiries, email Naroa.Etxebarria@canberra.edu.au.