This unit introduces the principles underpinning the design and conduct of high quality controlled clinical trials to generate good evidence for health care decision making. The topics include clinical trial design, randomisation, sample size, measures of treatment effect, methodological issues, trial protocols, and ethical principles.
face to face:12x 1hr lec and 12x1hr tutorial, or online: 12x 1hr lec and 12x1hr tutorial
1 x 2.5hr open-book exam (60%) 1 x 1500 word assignment (30%), 5 x online quizzes (10%)
Reading materials are provided
PUBH5206 - Controlled trials (2CP)