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Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

340.674.11 COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH: OUTCOME MEASUREMENT

June 30-July 1, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2 credits

           Milo Puhan

Description:

Addresses key aspects of comparative effectiveness research. Introduces students to the measurement, selection and interpretation of outcomes for comparative effectiveness research. Explores types of benefit and harm outcomes important in clinical trials (e.g. events, patient-reported outcomes, composite outcomes) and introduces students to quantitative benefit harm assessments.

Learning Objective:

Upon completing this course students will be able to:

  • Select outcomes that are particularly suitable for a specific research question on comparative effectiveness.
  • Design the outcome measurement part of a study protocol. 
  • Interpret outcome data from comparative effectiveness research.
Methods of Assessment:Critiquing a clinical trial protocol
 
Location:Baltimore
 
Class Times:
  • Monday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:30 - 5:00 - 5:00 p.m.

     
Enrollment Minimum:10
Instructor Consent:No consent required
Auditors Allowed:No
Grading Restriction:Letter Grade or Pass/Fail