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Ho Chi Minh City
28 – 29 June 2013

Research Protocol Development in Respirology

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The Ho Chi Minh Society of Respirology, with endorsement of APSR ESAP, held a workshop on 'Research Protocol Development in Respirology' on 28–29 June 2013 at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City.

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This was a workshop on research methodology for physicians who had little or no experience in clinical research. The faculties were:

  • Michael Abramson, MD
    Professor of Clinical Epidemiology & Deputy Head
    Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
  • Shigeo Muro, MD
    Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Japan
  • Độ Văn Dũng, MD
    Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Head of Faculty of Public Heath
    University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Nguyễn Độ Nguyên, MD
    Associate Professor of Epidemiology
    Deputy Head of Institute of Hygiene and Public Health at Ho Chi Minh City
  • Nguyễn Như Vinh, MD
    Respiratory Care Center, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phạm Nhật Tuấn, MD
    University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City

The aims of the workshop was to help participants to

  1. Develop research objectives and questions
  2. Choose a research design which is suitable with research objects and resources
  3. Collect sample data
  4. Input research data using Epidata
  5. Complete a concept paper for a research

There were 145 participants from 45 medical units of 11 provinces: Cà Mau, Đồng Tháp, Bạc Liêu, Đồng Nai, Bình Dương, Bến Tre, Lâm Đồng, Quảng Ngãi, Vũng Tàu, An Giang and Hồ Chí Minh City.

Each participant prepared their research ideas before the workshop. At the workshop, participants were be divided into five groups, each of which developed their own research protocol based on their research ideas. The faculty and facilitators helped participants to develop their research ideas.

Outline of scientific programme

28 June
Introduction to Research Methodology –Anatomy of a Research Proposal
Độ Văn Dũng
08:00 – 08:45  
Developing a Research Protocol – Research Objectives and Research Questions
S Muro
08:45 – 09:15
Tea break09:15 – 09:30
Introduction to study designs
M Abramson
09:30 – 10:15
Cross-sectional study
M Abramson
10:15 – 11:00
Group discussion
All faculties
11:00 – 11:45
Lunch11:45 – 13:15
Cohort study
S Muro
13:15 – 14:00
Case-control Study
S Muro
14:00 – 14:45
Tea break14:45 – 15:00
M Abramson
15:00 – 15:30
Group discussion15:30 – 16:30
Group presentation16:30 – 17:15
29 June
Sample Size08:00 – 08:30
Sample Size
Nguyễn Độ Nguyên
08:00 – 08:30
Variables and measurements 1
Độ Văn Dũng
08:30 – 09:15
Tea break09:15 – 09:30
Variables and measurements 2
Độ Văn Dũng
09:30 – 10:15
Sources of Error and Bias
M Abramson
10:15 – 10:45
Group discussion
All faculties
10:45 – 11:30
Lunch11:30 – 13:00
Data collection
Nguyễn Như Vinh
13:00 – 13:30
Introduction to Epidata and data input using Epidata
Phạm Nhật Tuấn
13:30 – 14:00
Implementation Quality Control of a Research
Nguyễn Như Vinh
14:00 – 14:45
Tea break14:45 – 15:00
Research Ethics
Nguyễn Như Vinh
15:00 – 15:30
Group discussion
All faculties
15:30 – 16:30
Group presentation
All faculties
16:30 – 17:15


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Dr Vu Tran Thien Quan
email: vutranthienquan@gmail.com
tel. +84 93 40 41 123

Prof. Le Thi Tuyet Lan
email: tuyetlanyds@gmail.com
tel. +84 8 38 59 44 70

Website www.hoihohaptphcm.org/...

Closing ceremony