340.850.11 | AY 2009-2010 - Summer Inst. Term | 2 Credit(s)
MTWThF 8:30:00 AM
  • Contact Information
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Intended Audience

    Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology participants and JHSPH students

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Article critique

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.