Research methods courses as a mean of developing academic general practice

Anders Håkansson, Anders Beckman, Eva Ekvall-Hansson, Juan Merlo, Nils-Ove Månsson

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Since 1989, the authors have given courses in research methodology, and these courses are now given at six venues in southern Sweden, as well as in Denmark. The course corresponds to half a year's full-time study, with half the time devoted to lectures and studies of literature, while the rest is spent on an individual project under supervision. To enable part-time study, the course extends over 1(1/2) years. In 15 years roughly 1000 people, mainly physicians, have been given training in basic research methods. The course model has been appreciated by clinically active colleagues, who have been able to attend a course and simultaneously work with patients. Among the GPs in the region, one in five has taken this course, and one in five has then gone on to start formal PhD studies. The authors have thus succeeded in their goal of giving basic scientific schooling to many physicians and recruiting some for further research.
Originalspråkengelska
Sidor (från-till)132-136
TidskriftScandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care
StatusPublished - 2005

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ)

  • Folkhälsovetenskap, global hälsa, socialmedicin och epidemiologi
  • Miljömedicin och yrkesmedicin

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