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NURS:7404 Biological Markers in Health Research
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Research Methodology, Quantitative Research Methods and Statistical Analysis,Quantitative Research Methods,Statistical Analysis


Course Level: Doctoral Advanced

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:The University of Iowa

Pre-requisites: NURS:6811 Social Determinants of Health and Health System Inequities or equivalent and NURS:7002 Designing Reseach or equivalent and NURS:7003 Quantitative Research or equivalent

Course Description: Use of biomarkers as surrogate clinical endpoints, measure of behavior, and measures of exposures; judicious integration of biomarkers into an overall program of health research in light of pertinent considerations, including validity and reliability, feasibility and cost.


Method of Instruction: synchronous

Delivery Platform: Canvas

Campus visits required: No

Course Contact: Lin Pierce



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations: Open to doctoral level students only.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: 0EXW
Instructor: Sue Gardner
Seats: 5
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-14-19
End Date: 05-10-19

Course meets in virtual classroom for distance students on Thursdays from 9:30A - 12:20P Central Standard Time.


Section: 0EWX
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-25-21
End Date: 05-07-21


Section: 0EXW
Instructor: S. Gardner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-18-22
End Date: 05-06-22

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