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This series of courses was designed to provide real-world education for respiratory therapists who wish to expand their breadth and depth of knowledge beyond the clinical realm. The Leadership Institute was designed and developed by content experts in respiratory care education, management, and research. The information and activities in the Leadership Institute provide a foundation for future growth in your career.
The content of this track is based on critical competencies of respiratory care researchers and developed by content experts. The Research Track will provide the learner with a strong foundation for research in respiratory care.
Each of the six (6) modules contain a short video, text-based course content, and a 3-question post-module quiz. The comprehensive post-course test contains 20 questions. A score of 80% (16/20) is required to pass the course.
This course is sponsored in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Dräger.
Approved for 15.00 CRCE Hours.
Explain the importance of research to the profession of Respiratory Care.
Explain the importance of ethics in research design and implementation.
Explain the scientific method.
Identify the devices used in performing physical measurement in clinical research.
Explain how to assure and document accuracy of results obtained through physical measurement devices.
Explain the steps in developing a research study.
Explain the relevance of a literature search to research.
Discuss basic statistical concepts.
Apply appropriate statistical analysis to clinical research data.
This chapter provides an overview of the motives and ethics for research in Respiratory Care. It also introduces the scientific method and illustrates methods to develop a study idea.
Robert Chatburn MHHS, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC
This module will introduce some basic concepts of measurement theory and explain some of the basic measurement tools used in health care research.
This chapter will discuss basic statistical concepts and appropriate application of statistical analysis to clinical research data.
This chapter will discuss where to get ideas for a study and how to review the published literature in the area of interest to see what has already been done.
This module will discuss experimental design and writing the research protocol.
Robert Chatburn MHHS, RRT, RRT, FAARC
This chapter provides an overview of the motives and ethics for research in respiratory care. It also introduces the idea of the scientific method and illustrates methods to develop a study idea.
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