Modules

Patient-Oriented Research Curriculum in Child Health

The PORCCH modules are free and can be completed by anyone interested in learning more about patient-oriented research. Click on the “Register” tab to create your account. Once you have registered, you can access each module by clicking on the “View Module” button.

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Research 101 Part 1: What is Health Research and Who is Involved?

Research 101 provides an overview of key concepts in health research. It is primarily intended for patients and families, or those without a formal background in research. In this module, which is Part 1, we will introduce you to patient-oriented health research and the key players involved. This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

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Research 101 Part 2: Timeline of a Research Study

Research 101 provides an overview of key concepts in health research. It is primarily intended for patients and families, or individuals without a formal background in research. In this module, which is Part 2, we will describe the key stages of a research study, how patients and families can get involved, and the challenges and benefits of patient-oriented child health research. This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

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Patient Engagement 101 Part 1: Foundations of Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement 101 is a summary of the key concepts of effective patient engagement in child health research. It is primarily intended for clinicians and researchers but can be taken by anyone interested in learning more about effective patient engagement. If you are new to research, we recommend completing Research 101 first. In this module, which is Part 1, we describe foundational concepts of patient engagement in child health research. This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

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Patient Engagement 101 Part 2: Patient Engagement in Practice

Patient Engagement 101 is an overview of the key concepts of effective patient engagement in child health research. It is primarily intended for clinicians and researchers but can be taken by anyone interested in learning more about effective patient engagement. If you are new to research, we recommend completing Research 101 first. In this module, which is Part 2, we focus on the practical aspects of patient engagement in child health research. This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

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Research Ethics 101

Research Ethics 101 is a general introduction to research ethics and highlights ethical issues in patient-oriented research in child health. It is primarily intended for patients and families but can be taken by anyone interested in learning more about ethics and patient-oriented research. This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

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