COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH: ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED TRIALS AND OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES Syllabus

340.874.11 | AY 2013-2014 - Summer Inst. Term | 1 Credit(s)
M 8:30:00 AM
  • Contact Information
  • 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
  • Course Description

    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.

  • Intended Audience

    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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