2019 Collecting Meaningful Qualitative Data: Focus Group Fundamentals and Qualitative Data Analyses

Jun 10, 2019 08:00am -
Jun 10, 2019 12:00pm

Event Description

Monday, June 10, 2019
8:00 am -12:00 pm

This course will provide an overview of qualitative data collection, focus group fundamentals, and qualitative data analyses methods and software for cancer research. The utility of qualitative research and focus groups for enhancing cancer registry operations will be emphasized.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the importance and the role of qualitative data in cancer research
  • Understand the fundamentals and purposes of focus groups as a qualitative data collection method
  • Explore the logistics of recruiting, conducting, and analyzing a focus group
  • Improve understanding of qualitative data analyses and data collection strategies
  • Practice qualitative data collection scenarios and explore real-world possibilities for qualitative data collection in cancer research

Requirements: none


Qualitative Data (Collection & Analyses); Focus Group Fundamentals; Qualitative Analyses Software; Thematic Summaries; Qualitative data/focus group interactive practice sessions.

Course Organizer(s)

  • Rebecca L Garrow, MPH, Program Manager, Cancer Registry of Greater California

Event Type:Annual Conference
Category:Pre/Post Conference
Early registration ends on Feb 09, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Feb 10, 2019 and ends on Jun 10, 2019.
Late registration starts on Jun 11, 2019.
(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada), Tijuana