Clinical Trial Design (CTD)

9-week hybrid (in-person/online) course on the design & implementation of clinical trials.

Clinical Trial Design (CTD) is an opportunity for new clinical investigators, who have an idea for development of a clinical trial, to participate in an intensive nine-week course. Participants will learn the fundamentals of clinical trial design, including instructions on how to design a protocol, information on IRB and regulatory topics, and on trial implementation. Additional course topics include statistical analysis, budgeting, and data management.

Course faculty, including biostatisticians, will provide personalized guidance to participants in creating a complete protocol design and template by the completion of the course.

Learning Objectives

After the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

1. Understand the components necessary to design a clinical trial

2. Appreciate the elements of an effective IRB proposal

3. Understand how to implement a protocol

4. Know how to communicate your clinical trial design protocol

Scientific concepts and research design
Ethical and participant safety considerations
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Time Required
9 weeks
Delivery Method
Combination of online and in-person
Date Created

Submitted by Oby Ukadike on Wed, 01/29/2020 - 18:59 . Last modified on 10/27/2020