Utrecht University

Clinical Epidemiology

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Diederick E. Grobbee
Arno W. Hoes

Instructors: Diederick E. Grobbee

4.7

(339 reviews)

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
12 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 7 modules in this course

Welcome! Here you will find general information about the course. The learning objectives, the structure, the format and the requirements of completion will be presented to you.

What's included

4 readings1 discussion prompt

The course will kick off with a brief introduction to some of the key concepts in epidemiological research. We will warm up with two introductory lectures, followed by a small by assignment, before diving further into the field of epidemiology from a clinical context.

What's included

4 videos1 quiz1 peer review

This week we begin at the start of the DEPTh model: Diagnosis and diagnostic research. Through a series of lectures, you will come across familiar challenges in the area of diagnosis and discover how these problems can be addressed by clinical research.

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4 videos1 quiz2 peer reviews

This week you will be introduced to the challenges of evidence-based prognostication: how can we best predict the course of a patient's health? You will learn this week how this kind of question can be addressed through epidemiological research, becoming familiar with how prognostic tools can be developed for use in guiding clinical decisions.

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4 videos1 reading3 quizzes

In our final week of lectures, you will step into the world of intervention research, exploring the "Therapeutic" branch of the DEPTh model. We will focus on the study of intended and unintended effects, exploring a new kind of study design: the randomized controlled trial.

What's included

4 videos1 reading1 quiz

The task this week is in the form of an online debate in which you will study an existing piece of clinical research and contribute to a discussion of this research, forming both an objective assessment and using that to develop your own opinions.

What's included

1 reading1 peer review2 discussion prompts

This is final assessment in the course: a quiz of 30 multiple choice questions that aim to test how well you can apply the knowledge you have gained throughout the course. Good luck!

What's included

2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Instructors

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4.8 (73 ratings)
Diederick E. Grobbee
Utrecht University
2 Courses43,451 learners
Arno W. Hoes
Utrecht University
1 Course42,164 learners

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