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340.867.98 SS/R: INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL RESEARCH

Cancelled

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
Barcelona, Spain
Dates:
Thu 11/15/2012 - Sat 11/17/2012
Class Times:
  • Th F Sa,  8:30am - 6:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Judy Holzer
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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Description:

Introduces participants to clinical research. Reviews the key aspects of observational study designs (case-control, cross-sectional and cohort studies) and clinical trials. Encourages in-depth discussions of research methodologies and the practical aspects of designing and conducting clinical research studies. Incorporates a mixture of lectures and journal club discussions of published articles. Finally, in small groups each day, participants and instructors work on the development and refinement of a plan for a research study proposed by each participant.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Review and evaluate the main study designs used in clinical research including clinical trials and case-control, cohort, and cross-sectional studies
  2. Critique, revise, and improve designs for clinical research
Methods of Assessment:

in-class participation and development of a research study plan

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Full-time degree candidates must obtain permission from Judy Hozler in HPM to register for this course.

For consent, contact:

jholzer@jhsph.edu