2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

IDES 616 Understanding & Practicing Research in Healthcare Design

Provides an overview of the research methods used in evidence-based design. Reviews the literature on particular topical areas in healthcare design. The sample articles exemplify an empirical focus of research with clearly defined environmental and outcome variables. Each selected article is analyzed to extract relevant information, including the environmental variable(s) and outcome(s), metrics, measurement tools, sample(s), setting(s), research design, and findings. Prerequisite: IDES 614.