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Skills you will gain

Clinical ResearchTrial DesignClinical Trial DesignClinical Trial Management

Learner Career Outcomes

39%

started a new career after completing these courses

36%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

14%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

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100% online

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Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 10 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Types of Trial Designs

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 56 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Lecture 1A: Comparison Structure: Parallel, Crossover, and Group Allocation Designs18m
Lecture 1B: Extensions of the Parallel Design: Factorial and Large Simple Designs10m
Lecture 1C: Testing for Hypotheses Other than Superiority: Equivalency and Non-Inferiority Designs12m
Lecture 1D: Adaptive Design11m
3 readings
Welcome Message10m
Syllabus10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 120m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Randomization and Masking

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 67 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lecture 2B: Types of Schemes32m
Lecture 3: Masking18m
1 reading
Welcome to Week 210m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 220m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Outcomes and Analysis

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Lecture 4B: Influence on Design12m
Lecture 5A: Analysis by Assigned Treatment (Intention to Treat)10m
Lecture 5B: Subgroup Analysis6m
1 reading
Welcome to Week 310m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 320m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Ethics

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 17 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Lecture 6B: Contemporary Ethical Issues5m
6 readings
Welcome to Week 410m
The Belmont Report10m
Common Rule 45CFR4610m
Declaration of Helsinki10m
HIPAA Privacy Rule Booklet10m
The Nuremberg Code10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 420m

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