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Qualitative Research Masterclass

For Research Professionals in Hospice and Palliative Care

31 December 2019

Organised by HCA Hospice Care, in collaboration with the Singapore Hospice Council, the Qualitative Research Masterclass hopes to strengthen knowledge and skills in qualitative research, specifically around theoretical orientation and research design, data collection and analysis, and reporting and successful publication.

Practical sessions will cover literature reviews, interviewing (face to face & focus group discussion), and academic writing. There will be a focus on Grounded Theory and Thematic Analysis as alternative approaches to data analysis.

Date: 4 – 6 Feb 2020 (Tuesday to Thursday)
Time: 830am - 530pm
Venue: HCA Hospice Care HQ, Level 2, 705 Serangoon Road Block A @Kwong, Wai Shiu Hospital, 328127

Who Should Attend
Intensive, small-group, hands-on workshop for early researchers (physician, nursing and social work) who have previously completed studies or received foundational training in conducting qualitative research.

Important Information
· Limited to maximum of 30 participants, to attend all three days of the workshop.
· Tea and lunch will be provided during breaks (special meal requests may be arranged if needed).
· Participants to bring own laptops for planned activities. WIFI is available.
· Pre-reading is expected. Study materials will be shared after individual place is confirmed.
· Certificate of completion will be issued on the last day.

Registration:
Those who are interested in attending the training should submit registration forms early. Includes a requirement for an abstract of 250 words stating reason(s) for participation, anticipated training outcome(s) and previous research endeavours. 

· Registration closes 31 Dec 2019 (Tuesday).
· Submission of registration form does not guarantee a place.
· In the event that the number of registrants exceeds 30, a selection panel will shortlist final participants.
· Places will be confirmed via email latest by Friday, 10 Jan 2020.
· Course fees of $450 to be paid by 17 Jan 2020 for securing training spots. 
· Priority will be given to staff from organisational members of the Singapore Hospice Council.

For inquiries, contact Cindy Tan at 6891 9528 or at cindyT@hcahospicecare.org.sg