Get started with custom lists to organize and share courses.

Sign up

Class Central is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Improving Healthcare Through Clinical Research

University of Leeds via FutureLearn

5 Reviews 190 students interested
  • Provider FutureLearn
  • Subject Health Care
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Finished
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 4 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 4 weeks long
  • Learn more about MOOCs

Taken this course? Share your experience with other students. Write review

Overview

##

Everything we do in healthcare has to be discovered and thoroughly tested before it can be put into practice. In this course you will explore clinical research – its challenges and its huge benefits to modern healthcare. You will work through case studies and examine how research contributes to the treatment of major diseases, such as cancer and dementia, examining the process of conducting research and the ethical questions raised. You will learn how members of a research team, academics and participants in clinical research all contribute to this process of discovery.

This course is designed for anyone who wants to know more about modern healthcare, and the role of clinical research and discovery within it.

It will be of special interest to: students at school or college; undergraduates or postgraduates who are contemplating a career in healthcare or the life sciences; and health and social care professionals and practitioners who want to find out more about the role of clinical research in improving healthcare.

This course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles. By completing the course you will have achieved 16 hours of CPD time.

No previous knowledge is needed to take this course.

Taught by

Allan Gaw and Fiona O'Neill

Help Center

Most commonly asked questions about FutureLearn FutureLearn

Reviews for FutureLearn's Improving Healthcare Through Clinical Research
5.0 Based on 5 reviews

  • 5 stars 100%
  • 4 star 0%
  • 3 star 0%
  • 2 star 0%
  • 1 star 0%

Did you take this course? Share your experience with other students.

Write a review
  • 1
Anonymous
5.0 a month ago
Anonymous completed this course.
The course was well structured, the site was user friendly. really enjoyed learning and improving my knowledge regarding research in general.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Anonymous
5.0 2 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
I loved doing this course. It was informative, interesting and explained all aspects of clinical research really well. I especially liked being able to post comments and see the comments of others taking the course. This raised lots of questions that I hadn't thought of and the appropriate answers. I liked the learning format and the fact that you could pick up and put down as time demanded.

I am fairly new to research and would recommend this course to anyone
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Anonymous
5.0 2 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
if you want a more deep information about clinical research, i will definitely recommend these course it was recommended for me by my health and social care teacher, and now am recommending it to you. Do it!
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Anonymous
5.0 a month ago
Anonymous completed this course.
Really thorough course that gives lots of detail about all aspects of Clinical Research. Would recommend taking this course to gain an insight into not only the medical perspective but the client viewpoint.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Robert H
5.0 a month ago
Robert completed this course.
The course was well structured, the site was user friendly. really enjoyed learning and improving my knowledge regarding research in general.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
  • 1

Class Central

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.

Sign up for free

Never stop learning Never Stop Learning!

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.