340.655.01 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL RESEARCH
Provides an intensive two-week introduction to clinical research methods, emphasizing epidemiological, biostatistical, and computing methods. Hand-outs and homework exercises provided at each session.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: Define a research question. Describe the steps involved in conducting clinical research. Review and evaluate the main study designs used in clinical research: case-control, cohort, clinical trials, cross-sectional, metanalyses. Explain the basis of statistical analyses of clinical research studies. Describe the methodological basis of diagnostic and prognostic testing. Prepare and review a research project.
- Monday 9:00 - 4:30
- Tuesday 9:00 - 4:30
- Wednesday 9:00 - 4:30
- Thursday 9:00 - 4:30
- Friday 9:00 - 4:30
Students must preregister and prior submission of an abstract for a research project