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Advanced Trial Design - CLTR5004

Year - 2018

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.

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.

Pre-requisites

CLTR5001 and CLTR5007

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: NHMRC Clinical Trial Centre
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Rachel O'Connell, Emma Gibbs
HECS Band: 3
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