About The Course
Welcome Message

Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH: OUTCOME MEASUREMENT (340.850.11), a course offered by the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Course Description

Addresses comparative effectiveness research, the assessment of the effectiveness of competing treatment strategies available in clinical practice. Introduces students to the measurement, selection and interpretation of outcomes for comparative effectiveness research. Explores types of outcomes important in clinical trials, the relationship between patient-important outcomes and other outcomes, and the analysis and interpretation of patient-important outcome data.

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Course Learning Objectives

After completion of this course the student will be able to: - Describe which outcomes are particularly suitable for comparative effectiveness research. - Analyze and interpret the perspective of different stakeholders (patients, health care providers, policymakers). - Communicate outcome data from comparative effectiveness research.

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Course Time

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri   8:30 AM to 11:50 AM

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Course Faculty
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Intended Audience

Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology participants and JHSPH students

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Article critique

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

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