- Code MEDN8002
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by John Curtin School of Medical Research
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Medical Science
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course will provide students with the foundational knowledge to understand the principles and practice of clinical research. The lecture and tutorial based course has five modules:
- History of Clinical Research
- Statistical methods
- Ethical Issues and Regulation of Human Subject Research
- Monitoring Patient-Oriented Research and Regulatory Issues
- Preparing and Funding a Clinical Research Study
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Students will be expected to:
- understand appropriate statistical techniques and be able to apply these to clinical research questions
- demonstrate an in-depth understanding and awareness of the the ethical issues of human subject research
- demonstrate a conceptual understanding of the monitoring and regulation of clinical research
- be able to develop a clinical research proposal
- acquire advanced written and oral communication skills
Tutorial tests 20%
Research proposal 40%
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The workload is 5-6 contact hours per week (2-3 hours of lectures with each lecture followed by a one hour tutorial). Students will be expected to spend an equivalent period in self-directed study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the John Curtin School of Medical Research to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
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- 6 units
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