Training Program Title

Decision Analysis

Contributor

Tufts CTSI

CTSA Hub Administered

yes

Training Program Description

This training relates to evidence Interpenetration and Integration (cost-effectiveness analysis, decision analysis)

Competency Keywords

Study design, Data management, Data analysis

Digital Commons Disciplines

Medical Education

Public

yes

Cost to Access

no

Competency Domains

Scientific Concepts and Research Design; Data Management and Informatics

Learning Objectives

-Show how the probability of a diagnosis is affected by a test result, sensitivity, and specificity
-Describe how evidence can be integrated using decision trees
-Illustrate the concept of threshold probabilities and their implications
-Discuss how sensitivity analyses are performed and what they mean
-Explain how patient preferences (utilities or values) can be integrated into patient-centered choices using decision analysis

Delivery Method

In-person

Target Learners

Principal Investigators; Clinical Research Professionals (other than PI)

Learning Level

Advanced

Onboarding

no

Frequency

On demand

Time Needed

2 hours

Associated Assessment

no

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