“Myth-Use” of Saturation in Qualitative Research

Needs Statement

Physicians, clinical researchers, residents, fellows, medical students, and other healthcare professionals involved in health services research need regular updates on new scientific evidence and methodologies in the field. This series aims to foster professional development, to increase learner competency, to refine research performance, to improve healthcare access, quality, and safety, and to promote diversity and equity in health services research.

Target Audience

Physicians, medical students, fellows, residents, and other health professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity, the participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the concept of saturation including its benefits and drawbacks.
  • Determine best use of saturation in future research designs and analyses.
  • Evaluate the concept of saturation in existing scholarships.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation


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