"Applied Research Design for Fire and Emergency Medical Services" introduces individuals in the fire and emergency medical services (EMS) to the knowledge and skills necessary for successfully planning for and completing an Applied Research Paper in compliance with generally accepted published practices for the conduct of applied research and within the guidelines of the "Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association" (APA).
Topics covered include:
- APA style.
- Elements of research design (problem statement and research question development).
- Research approaches and methods.
- Procedures and data-analysis.
- Information and guidance on the use of common data-gathering instruments for applied research purposes.