Date Developed: 9/10/2020. Source: Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Alan Mendelsohn, MD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.
Improvement in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) depends largely on successful clinical and non-clinical research. Success in clinical research conducted by developmental-behavioral pediatricians and other MCH professionals can be enhanced through the application of theory and utilization of conceptual models to guide study design.
• Gain expertise in developing conceptual models based on theory, evidence and clinical experience;
• Utilize conceptual models as a foundation for formulation of testable hypotheses; and
• Apply conceptual models to study design.