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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 802 - Fundamentals of Clinical Research

The course will provide a comprehensive overview to clinical research. Randomized controlled trials are the strongest research design for identifying the effects of an intervention, whether aimed at prevention, treatment, or palliation. The focus will be on how to develop clinical research questions, including protocol design and the factors that should be considered in initiating a clinical research study. Study coordination, data management, and research ethics will be addressed. Additionally, one component of the course will focus on how to apply for funding (grantsmanship), critical appraisal of research studies, and how to present research data.

Credits: 3