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Interpretation of Trial Analyses - CLTR5002

Year - 2020

This unit addresses a number of key issues that arise in the analysis of clinical trial data. It will equip students with the ability to critically evaluate and interpret trial analyses, as well as provide them with an understanding of the principles underpinning good analysis practices. Modules will provide an introduction to the interpretation of treatment effect estimates, adjusted analyses, subgroup analysis, interim analyses, and how to reach appropriate decisions about the continued evaluation of an intervention, or its recommended implementation in practice.

discussion groups and problem based learning

1 x Appraisal of a case study (500 words) and peer review of anonymised student's submission (10%+5%), 1 x Short answer, multiple-choice quiz (60 min duration) (15%), 2 x Methodological appraisal and interprtation of case studies (500 words for each appraisal) (2x35%)

Recommended reading: Interpreting and Reporting of Clinical Trials: a guide to the Consort statement.


CLTR5001 and CLTR5007


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: NHMRC Clinical Trial Centre
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Kirsty Robledo, Andrew Martin
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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