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Code 12404
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Optometria
Entry requirements None
Learning outcomes - To know the principles and apply concepts of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Ethics necessary for the elaboration of a project of research, research and writing of scientific articles.
Syllabus - Research in Optometry and Vision Sciences
- Epidemiology
- Biostatistics
- Ethics and Bioethics
Main Bibliography - Wayne W. Daniel (2009) Biostatistics: A Foundation for Analysis in the Health Sciences, 8ª Edição, Wiley Series in Probability and
- Steinbock, B. (2007) The Oxford Handbook of Bioethics, Oxford University Press.
- Barbara K. Pierscionek (2008) Law and Ethics for the Eye Care Professional, Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier.
- Bonita, R., Beaglehole, R., Kjellström, T. (2006) Basic Epidemiology, World Health Organization.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The course is composed of the following modules:
    A - Epidemiology
    B - Ethics and Bioethics. Basic concepts.
    C - Project
    D - Biostatistics

- The total weight of the modules for the classification of each evaluation moment will be:
      0.15 A + 0.15 B + 0.35 C + 0.35 D.

- The evaluation of each module is carried out as follows:
    A - 1 Written test
    B - 1 Written test
    C - 1 Proposal for Dissertation Project (weight 0.75) + 1 elaboration of Research Database (weight 0.25)
    D - 2 Work in SPSS (weight 50% each)

it is mandatory to carry out the proposal for the Project and the elaboration of the research database of module C and the Works of module D.

The assessment by exam is equal to the learning teaching formula, and the written test includes a statistical work. The classification of module C transits to the time of exams.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-01-27

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