Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07
Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs) are used to test the effectiveness of interventions. The aim of this course is to take a student through the process of designing RCTs. The course will focus on RCTs in the evaluation of real world healthcare and public health settings.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course will take a student through the process of designing RCTs. The course aims to give the student detailed knowledge of the appropriate use of trials, alternative trial designs, recruiting and randomising participants, inclusion and exclusion criteria, blinding, multiple outcomes, feasibility studies and the role of clinical trials units.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Flow diagram (50%), CASP randomised controlled trial checklist (30%), Pragmatic Explanatory Continuum Indicator Summary (PRECIS) (20%).
There are no assessments for this course.