FAQ

The Clinical Research Department, Clinical Affairs Directorate, is responsible for the development, delivery and administration of the program in collaboration with other organizations like SIDRA, Qatar University, Weill-Cornel Medicine, MoPH and University of Calgary.

No. You are most welcome to submit a research proposal to the PHCC Research Committee for their approval.

1. Employed as clinical staff (Physicians, nurse, pharmacist, dentist and allied health professionals) within PHCC
2. Highly motivated and passionate about research.
3. Inspired by a research question or clinical problem that needs to be solved using the systematic research approach.

Yes, the program is QCHP certified.

  • The Preparatory Module for Research Training (e-learning module) is eligible for 3 CPD points (QCHP Category 2: Self-Directed Learning Activities)
  • The Basic Biostatistics Module (e-learning module) is eligible for 5 CPD points (QCHP Category 2: Self-Directed Learning Activities)
  • The Basic Health Research Module is QCHP accredited for 22.5 CPD points (QCHP Category 1: Accredited Group Learning Activities)
  • The Computerized Statistical Analysis Skills-Basic SPSS Module is QCHP accredited for 27 CPD points (QCHP Category 1: Accredited Group Learning Activities)

This is subject to approval by your line manager. You can attend in your own time if you are not successful in securing approval for protected time.

Currently, PHCC does not have a policy that supports protected time to do research.

Depending on your level of knowledge and experience in doing research it can take anything from 1 and 10 hours to complete, including submission of your research question.

You are required to attend four days of face to face training held over four weeks. In addition, you must complete self-directed learning and practice exercises, assignments and quizzes. Submitting a research proposal, using the Research Proposal Submission form, will be the final assignment, which will require some commitment from your side to reserve at least an hour a day for two to four weeks.

You are required to attend a five-day face to face workshop and complete self-directed learning and practice exercises, assignments and quizzes.

The program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to successfully complete clinical research proposal. If you are dedicated to learn and passionate about research you will succeed in submitting a quality research proposal that will secure approval of the Research Committee. Although your previous experience in research is an asset, but it’s not a prerequisite to complete the program successfully.