Clinical Trial Design
Introduces randomised controlled trials and the reasons why they are considered the gold standard in modern medical research. Important statistical issues such as randomisation, the intention to treat principle and sample size are covered in detail.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Medicine and Public Health|
Semester 2 - 2017
(Distance Education - Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2018 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 1 - 2018 (WebLearn GradSchool)
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
This course introduces a variety of basic randomised controlled trial designs that are employed in medical research and discusses the merits and drawbacks of each design in the context of clinical practice. The importance of randomisation and reporting standards are developed as well as methods for estimating the required sample size before the trial is conducted.
|Contact Hours||Not currently offered|
|Timetable||2017 Course Timetables for BIOS6061|