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340.674.11 Comparative Effectiveness Research: Emulating a Target Trial Using Observational Data

Cancelled

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Wed 06/14/2017 - Thu 06/15/2017
Class Times:
  • W Th,  9:00am - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Frances Burman
Resources:
Description:

Addresses comparative effectiveness research, the assessment of the effectiveness of competing treatment strategies available in clinical practice. Introduces students to the design and analysis of randomized and observational studies for comparative effectiveness research. Explores types of outcomes important in clinical trials and key challenges for comparative effectiveness research. Critically reviews methods proposed to overcome those challenges.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Formulate well defined comparative effectiveness questions by specifying the protocol of the target trial
  2. Design analyses of observational data that emulate the protocol of the target trial
  3. Critique randomized and observational studies for comparative effectiveness research
Methods of Assessment:

Critique of a clinical trial protocol 100%

Instructor Consent:

No consent required