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340.655.01 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL RESEARCH

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
Summer term
Credits:
6 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Mon 07/15/2013 - Fri 07/26/2013
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  9:00am - 4:30pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Roxanne Stambaugh
Course Instructors:

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Prerequisite:

Students must preregister and prior submission of an abstract for a research project

Description:

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.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Define a research question
  2. Describe the steps involved in conducting clinical research
  3. Review and evaluate the main study designs used in clinical research: case-control, cohort, clinical trials, cross-sectional, metanalyses
  4. Explain the basis of statistical analyses of clinical research studies
  5. Describe the methodological basis of diagnostic and prognostic testing
  6. Prepare and review a research project
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on paired pre- and post-test of knowledge base.

Enrollment Restriction:

K-12, GTPCI, Clinical Epid students

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Course restricted; assessment / interview requested by instructors.

For consent, contact:

rstamba1@jhmi.edu

Special Comments:

Participants need to register with the Course Coordinator, Roxanne Stambaugh,rstamba1@jhmi.edu.