Training Program Title

Retrospective and Observational Comparative Effectiveness Studies

Contributor

Tufts CTSI

Competency Keywords

false

Public

yes

Cost to Access

no

Competency Domains

Scientific Concepts and Research Design

Learning Objectives

State the limitations of randomized controlled trials Identify the settings in which observational studies of comparative effectiveness may be particularly helpful to clinicians and policymakers Explain the methodological challenges in conducting retrospective, observational CER using existing sources of data Describe model-based and other approaches to reduce the effects of confounding in observational CER Discuss specific examples of retrospective and observational CER, and how these have informed public policy and healthcare delivery system change List key aspects and the steps of a systematic review Identify the methodological and inferential challenges of longitudinal observational studies of health outcomes and delivery system change

Delivery Method

Online

Target Learners

Principal Investigators

Learning Level

Fundamental

Associated Assessment

no

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