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.
Further unit of study information
discussion groups and problem based learning
2x quizzes (2x10%), 2x assessments (2x40%)
Recommended reading: Interpreting and Reporting of Clinical Trials: a guide to the Consort statement.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
CLTR5001 and CLTR5007
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.