University of Vermont

2011-12 Online Catalogue

Courses in Clinical&Translational Science (CTS)

CTS 200 - Introduction to CTS I
Teaches the principles of human subjects research for those pursuing a path as research assistants or coordinators.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 201 - Introduction to CTS II
Teaches the principles of human subjects research for those pursuing a path as research assistants or coordinators. Prerequisite: CTS 200.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 271 - Intro Biomedical Informatics
This survey course provides an overview of the field of biomedical informatics covering relevant topics in computer science, healthcare, biology, and social science.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 272 - Applied Biomedical Informatics
Pragmatic coverage of topics/resources relevant to biomedical informatics. Computing skills include Unix, programming, and databases; examples will involve clinical, biomedical, and public health data.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 275 - Informatics Practicum
Practicum experience with an informatics research or service project. Prerequisite: At least one of CTS 271, CTS 272, MMG 231, MMG 232, CS 231, or CS 232.
Credits: 3.00 to 12.00
CTS 295 - Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
CTS 301 - Design Clin&Translational Res
Seminar emphasizing the skills for designing and executing clinical and translational research. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 302 - Quality in Health Care
This interprofessional course provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to apply quality improvement approaches to the design and management of health care services. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: NH 302.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 305 - Cell To Society I
A two-semester seminar that addresses a medical issue from molecule to market. CTS students must take both semesters. Non-CTS students may take either semester independently. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 2.00
CTS 306 - Cell To Society II
A two-semester seminar that addresses a medical issue from molecule to market. CTS students must take both semesters. Non-CTS students may take either semester independently. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 2.00
CTS 308 - Intro to Research Management I
A course for beginning research coordinators, research managers, or research assistants who need to learn how to prepare and manage clinical and translational research protocols.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 309 - Intro to Research Mgmt II
A course for beginning research coordinators, research managers, or research assistants who need to learn how to prepare and manage clinical and translational research protocols.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 310 - Conduct Clin&Translational Res
Seminar emphasizing the ethics and mechanics of clinical and translational research. Pre/co-requisite: Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 315 - Report Clin&Translational Res
Seminar emphasizing communication skills for writing, editing and presenting science. Pre/co-requisite: Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 320 - Analyze Clin&Translational Res
Seminar emphasizing basic and analytical skills for clinical and translational research. Pre/co-requisites: Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 325 - Multi Analysis Clin&Trans Res
Introduction to multivariate regression; models that account for effects of multiple predictors on a single outcome, including linear and logistic regression and survival analysis. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 326 - Underpinnings Surgical Therapy
Didactic lectures about the current scientific basis for surgical practice, including an understanding of conceptual foundations and empirical methods. Prerequisite: MD degree.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 327 - Mortality&Morbidity in Surgery
Examination of the processes of care and the therapeutic outcomes of clinical practices through problem-based learning. Pre/co-requisite: MD degree. Prerequisite: MD degree.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 330 - Intro Secondary Data Analysis
Course that orients students to broad issues of clinical research while providing specific skills in statistical analysis of large data set using specialized programs. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00
CTS 340 - Medical & Exper Human Genetics
Overview of medical genetics, including history, techniques and ethical, legal and social implications of genetic diseases and thier treatments. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 345 - Genetic Approaches CV Disease
Application of statistics, molecular biology, and genetics to the analysis of complex diseases such as asthma, hypertension and atherolsclerotic heart disease. Prerequiste: Graduate standing, or Instruction permission.
Credits: 2.00
CTS 350 - Mouse Genetics in Cancer Res
The mouse as an experimental tool in cancer research. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CTS 355 - Complex Trait Analysis
Mathematical approaches to studying complex diseases of humans using the mouse as a paradigm. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 2.00
CTS 382 - CTS Seminar
Presentation and discussion of current research. Mandatory attendance for all CTS Masters and Doctoral students. Prerequisite: Masters and Doctoral CTS students.
Credits: 0.50
CTS 385 - Independent Study in CTS
Individual work on a topic selected by student in consultation with Faculty member. The independent study may involve original research, project, and readings with conferences and will provide specialized knowledge relating to an area in which an appropriate course is not offered. Prerequisite: Approval from Program Advisor.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CTS 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Master's Thesis Research.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
CTS 392 - Master's Research Internship
Requirement for the Master's in Clinical and Translational Science Research Management; includes experiential education in a research laboratory under the direction of a Research Mentor.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CTS 395 - ST in Clin & Translational Res
Special topics in Clinical and Translational Research. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
CTS 491 - Doctoral Dissertation Research
Doctoral Dissertation Research.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
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