COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH: ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED TRIALS AND OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES Syllabus
Course Learning Objectives
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Articulate well-defined causal questions in CER
- Implement a causal inference approach for the analysis of CER randomized trials
- Use a common framework for the analysis of CER randomized and observational studies
Reviews a common framework for the analysis of comparative effectiveness and safety research CER randomized trials and observational studies, and presents several applications for cardiovascular, renal, and infectious diseases.
JHSPH students and Summer Institute participants
Methods of Assessment
Grading Policy: Quiz
Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail
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.
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