Advanced Trial Design (CLTR5004)

UNIT OF STUDY

Candidates will be taught skills to design and interpret equivalence trials, non-inferiority trials and cluster randomised trials. Specialised designs including enrichment and discontinuation designs will be discussed and special aspects relating to cross-over studies will be taught. Techniques to validly incorporate composite, co-primary and surrogate endpoints will be covered. Distinctions between event and chronological time directed outcomes will be discussed. Skills to incorporate sub-studies into clinical research projects will be covered in this unit.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

  • Master of Clinical Trials Research

Further unit of study information

Classes

discussion groups and problem based learning

Assessment

2x quizzes (2x10%), 2x assessments (2x40%)

Textbooks

Recommended reading: Interpreting and Reporting of Clinical Trials: a guide to the Consort statement.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CLTR5001, CLTR5007

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