Training Program Title

Observational Study Designs

Contributor

Tufts CTSI

Digital Commons Disciplines

Medical Education

Public

yes

Cost to Access

no

Competency Domains

Scientific Concepts and Research Design

Learning Objectives

State the major comparative observational epidemiologic study designs Explain the differences between retrospective and prospective cohorts List the strengths and limitations of case-control study designs Discuss the strengths and limitations for each observational study design (i.e., selection strategies, design elements, and measures of association) Identify which study design (retrospective and prospective cohorts and case-control study design) is used in a published article.

Delivery Method

Online

Target Learners

Principal Investigators

Learning Level

Fundamental

Frequency

On demand

Associated Assessment

no

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