This course gives attendees a clear understanding of the fundamental principles of Randomised Clinical Trials (RCTs).
Lectures and practical sessions cover the key issues in design, conduct, analysis and reporting, with a focus on major clinical trials that directly influence clinical practice. Topics are addressed with perspectives from both public sector research and the pharmaceutical industry.
The course is relevant to anyone who'd like to get an understanding of the rigorous evaluation of interventions in health care, including clinical research professionals, research managers, and other scientists with an interest in clinical trials.
The course fee for 2020 is £1,873.50. Fees cover participation in the course, course materials, plus lunch and tea/coffee each day. Fees do not cover travel costs or accommodation.
The course has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 30 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s).
The course will be coordinated by Jennifer Nicholas, Tim Collier and members of the Department of Medical Statistics who have extensive experience in the design, conduct and analysis of trials in a variety of clinical specialities.
The topics to be covered will include:
Sessions run from 9.30am to 5.00pm each day, finishing early on Friday.
For further information about the general structure of the week, please view the Clinical Trials programme.
The course will include some lectures, but the main focus will be on participatory practical sessions. All materials required for the course are provided. The following books are recommended as additional background reading:
There is no formal assessment. At the conclusion of the course, a certificate of attendance will be provided including confirmation of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training.
July 09, 2020
July 01, 2020
June 09, 2020
National Centre for Research Methods
July 22, 2020