Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Qualitative Study Design


This course is designed to up-skill healthcare workers on how to design and bring to a conclusion a qualitative study for research purposes. This course focuses on understanding the key principles of qualitative study designs including bias, confounding and causality.

This course will take participants through the fundamentals qualitative study designs and is designed to be interactive in mature with a mix of taught and practical sessions.

Upcoming course dates

  • Thursday, 25 October 2018   (9.30am - 5pm)
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Learning objectives

  • Understand the principals around the creating of a qualitative research study
  • Understanding the key principles of qualitative study desings including bias, confounding and causality
  • Have a better understanding of internal and external validity of a study
  • Have more confidence of appraising existing published trials
  • Have an in depth knowledge of the analysis used in qualitative study design
Who is this course suitable for? SHOs and registrars in all surgical specialties, emergency medicine doctors
Fee Free for eligible NCHDs on the CPDSS programme or €300 for others.
Faculty Dr Rose Galvin, University of Limerick
CPD points 6
Location RCSI, 5th floor, No. 26 York Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
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