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Principles of Research in Medicine and Epidemiology [ESP01]

Course highlights

ECTS

0.7

Start date

7 August 2017

End date

11 August 2017

Course days

Monday to Friday (5 mornings)

Course time

From 8:45 till 11:45

Faculty

Prof. Arfan Ikram

Course fee

€ 470

Location

Erasmus MC, Rotterdam NL

Level

Introductory

Prerequisites

None

Disciplines

  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Clinical Research

Course Materials

Online, download instructions will be sent in August by e-mail.

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Description

Faculty: Prof. Arfan Ikram, MD PhD

This course will provide an orientation to medical research from a quantitative and epidemiological viewpoint. The course will give an introduction to the design of clinical and public health research, and it will discuss measures of disease frequency and association, and the validity of research in medicine. It will give an overview of elements of data-analysis.

Teaching methods:
Interactive lectures, exercises, practicals

Objectives

- Understanding the design and data-analysis of clinical and public health research.
- Gaining insight in measures of disease frequency and association, and the validity of research in medicine.

Participant profile

Those interested in quantitative topics in clinical research, public health research and epidemiology.

Assessment

Attendance