University of Copenhagen
Patient Perspectives on Medications: Qualitative Interviews
University of Copenhagen

Patient Perspectives on Medications: Qualitative Interviews

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Susanne Kaae
Lourdes Cantarero
Anne Gerd Granaas

Instructors: Susanne Kaae

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
13 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

This module starts with a presentation of the different stages of a qualitative interview study. Next, an insight into the different relevant themes that can be explored via interviews is introduced. Finally, you will design a small qualitative interview study to be carried out throughout Weeks 2 to 4.

What's included

6 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This module will support you in preparing an interview guide, and illustrates central elements to consider when creating the guide. Also, ethical considerations, strategies and practical advice for recruiting participants will be covered.

What's included

4 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt1 plugin

In this module, you will conduct an interview to gain experience in how to understand patients’ perspectives of medicines use. You will develop your skills as an interviewer and practice those skills in real life. The skills involve paying attention to body language, empathy and active listening. This module will also introduce the most common pitfalls in interview situations, and allow time for reflections on your interviewer skills.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This module will provide you with a deeper understanding of how to analyze qualitative interview data. You will learn the most important points to consider when transcribing interviews, and also get an overview of different types of analysis that are commonly used. You will practice your skills by transcribing and analyzing parts of your own interview. Finally, we will ask you to answer a questionnaire where you reflect on your experiences from all the modules of this course.

What's included

2 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt


Susanne Kaae
University of Copenhagen
1 Course959 learners

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EIT Health

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