Advanced Clinical Trials
This course will provide students with advanced knowledge and skills relating to randomised clinical trials. Students will be exposed to the statistical principles, issues and methods involved in the design and analysis of randomised controlled trials (RCTs). This course is offered in conjunction with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA).
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Medicine and Public Health|
Not currently offered
Previously offered in 2013
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
The course discusses methods in RCTs for determining stopping rules for interim analysis, analysis methods used with cross-over designs, equivalence, and non-inferiority trials, surrogate end points and the statistical principles encountered in relation to aspects of regulatory/reporting guidelines.
|Replacing Course(s)||This course will replace the existing course Advanced Clinical Trials & Meta Analysis (BIOS6140). There are no other courses offered by other programs and therefore no impact on other Faculties/Departments.|
|Assumed Knowledge||Epidemiology (EPID6420); Mathematical Background for Biostatistics (BIOS6040); Design of Experiments & RCTs (BIOS6060) Probability and Distribution Theory (BIOS6170); Principles of Statistical Inference (BIOS6050); Linear Models (BIOS6070);|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : Paper Based
|Teaching Methods||Self Directed Learning|
|Compulsory Components||None listed|
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for BIOS6141|