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Year 2018
June 2018

Basic Qualitative Research in Healthcare

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The following topics will be covered:

  • The Elements of Research Process
  • Research Design in Qualitative Research: Formulating a Research Problem, Sampling, Getting Started
  • Brief Overview of the Methodologies
  • Methods for Data Gathering (with hands-on practice)
  • Data Analysis (with hands-on practice)
  • Research Ethics; Positionality of Researcher

Please refer to the brochure here.

The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC) is offering a course in basic qualitative research designed for healthcare professionals who are interested to embark on qualitative research. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the basic elements needed to get started on a qualitative research study.


Healthcare professionals interested in venturing into qualitative research in health professions education, health education and promotion, and health services.

Dr Khoo Hwee Sing

Principal Research Analyst, Health Outcomes and Medical Education Research (HOMER), NHG

PhD (Management & Organisation)

Dr Khoo adopts a multi-disciplinary approach in her work, and believes it is essential to bridge research and practice for better sharing, integration, and application of knowledge. This motivates her to view research through different theoretical lenses, and incorporate phenomena into research for educational and practical applications. At HOMER, she works closely with institutional stakeholders and fellow researchers on population health and health professions education research.

Course fees: SGD 220 + GST

Please note that subsidies are not applicable for this course.

Self-directed online study: Starts 2 weeks before virtual classroom session

Virtual classroom session (via Zoom): 21 Sep 2023, 1pm to 5pm


For enquiries, please email to enquiries@palc.org.sg


Dates: 8 and 9 November 2018
Venue: Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Annex 2 Training Rooms

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