Training Program Title

Introduction to Study Design

Contributor

Tufts CTSI

CTSA Hub Administered

yes

Contact Information

ctsitraining@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Digital Commons Disciplines

Medical Education

Public

yes

Cost to Access

no

Competency Domains

Scientific Concepts and Research Design

Learning Objectives

Explain the importance of looking at the totality of evidence in developing and assessing a research question Define an experimental study design strategy Define an observational design strategy Identify the strengths and challenges of retrospective and prospective studies State the limitations of observational studies Express the differences between cohort and case-control studies Describe what a randomized clinical trial is Explain how to limit confounding bias Describe the strengths and limitations in doing interventional studies.

Delivery Method

Online

Target Learners

Principal Investigators; Clinical Research Professionals (other than PI)

Learning Level

Fundamental

Onboarding

no

Frequency

On demand

Associated Assessment

no

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