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Advanced Trial Design - CLTR5004

Year - 2020

Candidates will be taught skills to design and interpret equivalence trials, non-inferiority trials and cluster randomised trials. Specialised designs including enrichment and discontinuation designs will be discussed and special aspects relating to cross-over studies will be taught. Techniques to validly incorporate composite, co-primary and surrogate endpoints will be covered. Distinctions between event and chronological time directed outcomes will be discussed. Skills to incorporate sub-studies into clinical research projects will be covered in this unit.

discussion groups and problem-based learning

2x short answer, some calculations quizzes (2x10%), 2x long answer assignments (2x40%)

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


CLTR5001 and CLTR5007


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: NHMRC Clinical Trial Centre
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 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: Rachel O'Connell
HECS Band: 3
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