Johns Hopkins University
Design and Interpretation of Clinical Trials
Johns Hopkins University

Design and Interpretation of Clinical Trials

Taught in English

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Janet Holbrook, PhD, MPH
Lea T. Drye, PhD

Instructors: Janet Holbrook, PhD, MPH

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There are 6 modules in this course

This week, we explore different types of trial designs, including parallel, crossover, group allocation, factorial, large simple, equivalency, non-inferiority, and adaptive designs.

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5 videos3 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

This week we discuss two key design features of randomized clinical trials used to protect against bias, randomization and masking.

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3 videos1 reading1 quiz3 discussion prompts

This week focuses on a key design issue - selecting the primary outcome. We will also cover the gold standard for analysis of clinical trials, which is including all the participants in the analysis regardless of their actual treatment.

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4 videos1 reading1 quiz2 discussion prompts

This week focuses on a key issue in the field of clinical trials, the ethics of experimentation in humans.

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2 videos6 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

This week, we focus on reporting results of clinical trials in publications. We cover the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) guidelines.

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3 videos3 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

This week, we focus on whether RCTs are still the gold standard for evaluating evidence.

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3 videos2 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

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4.7 (955 ratings)
Janet Holbrook, PhD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University
4 Courses159,070 learners
Lea T. Drye, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
1 Course144,131 learners

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