Training Program Title

Comparative Effectiveness Trials

Contributor

Tufts CTSI

CTSA Hub Administered

yes

Training Program Description

Power Point presentation relating to randomized controlled trials, registries and observations.

Competency Keywords

Study design, Clinical trial, Drug

Digital Commons Disciplines

Medical Education | Medicine and Health Sciences

Public

yes

Cost to Access

no

Competency Domains

Scientific Concepts and Research Design; Clinical Trials Operations

Learning Objectives

-Identify the need for comparative effectiveness trials, even for drug therapies where "proof of efficacy" is already required prior to approval
- Explain the differences between pragmatic/effectiveness trials and explanatory/efficacy trials
-List the strengths and limitations of pragmatic vs explanatory designs
-State the strengths and limitations of various types of outcome measures, including surrogate vs clinical outcomes

Delivery Method

Combination of online and in-person

Target Learners

Principal Investigators; Clinical Research Professionals (other than PI); MDs including residents, house officers, fellows, hospitalists

Learning Level

Skilled

Frequency

On demand

Time Needed

About an hour

Associated Assessment

no

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