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2012-2013 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. Prerequisites: 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. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate student, 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. 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. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate student, 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. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate student, 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: Graduate student, 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: Graduate student, 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: Graduate student, 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. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate student, 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. Pre/co-requisite: 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.
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. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate student, 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. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate student, 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. Pre/co-requiste: Graduate student, or Instruction permission.
Credits: 2.00
CTS 350 - Mouse Genetics in Cancer Res
The mouse as an experimental tool in cancer research. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate student, 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. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate student, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 2.00
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. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate student, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
CTS 491 - Doctoral Dissertation Research
Doctoral Dissertation Research. Credit as arranged.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
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