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POR Training Program 4: Qualitative Methods & POR

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The Patient-Oriented Research Training Program provides participants with a foundational understanding of Patient-Oriented Research (POR). It is intended to help equip research team members with the skills and knowledge necessary to engage meaningfully in projects that involve a POR approach.

The Training Program is open to anyone who is collaborating, or planning to collaborate, in POR. It is intended for graduate students, trainees, community and academic researchers, patients and family members, health care professionals, decision-makers, and industry and community stakeholders who are interested in learning about, or contributing to, POR in Alberta.

Session 4:

Qualitative Methods for POR

Wednesday, April 27, 2016


Join us for Session #4 as we talk about Qualitative Methods in POR. A brief overview of Qualitative methods will be provided, focusing on how Qualitative methods, combined with patient engagement frameworks, can guide the development of POR.

Hosted by the Career Development Platform of the Alberta SPOR SUPPOR Unit,


Guest Speakers presenting from the University of Calgary:

Nancy Marlett, PhD, Professor, Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine. Director, Patient and Community Engagement Research Program (PaCER).

Romita Choudhury, PhD, Projects Lead, Patient and Community Engagement Research Program (PaCER).

There is no cost to attend the sessions, but online registration is required. The in-person sessions will take place in the following locations - please indicate the location you plan to attend when you select your ticket:

University of Calgary (Foothills Site) - W21C Multi-purpose Room, Ground floor TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary AB

University of Alberta - Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA), 11405 87 Ave NW, Room 2-140

University of Lethbridge - 4401 University Dr, Room B716, UHall.

Online access - please register for the online access ticket by April 27 at 12:00pm. Your email address will be used to forward the link for the session prior to the event.

We look forward to seeing you on April 27!

Save the Date for Session #5 - May 25, 2016 as we focus on Introduction to Quanitative Methods in POR with Guest Speakers from the Methods Platform at the University of Calgary.

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