Certain: CER/PCOR Methods: Introduction
In this course, you will be introduced to basic statistics and study designs used in CER/PCOR and the ethical considerations to take into account when conducting CER/PCOR.
This introductorycourse includes 4 lectures:
- Basic Statistics for PCOR/CER I
- Basic Statistics for PCOR/CER II
- Introduction to Comparative Effectiveness and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
This course is intended for anyone interested in CER/ PCOR methods.
This course is supported by grant number R25HS023214 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
Basic Statistics for PCOR/CER I
- Sampling methods
- Stratification and controlling for bias and confounding
- Study power
- Sample size
- Common study designs
Basic Statistics for PCOR/CER II
- Types of data
- Parametric and non-parametric measures
- Relationship between sample size and standard deviation
- Odds ratios and relative risks
- P-values and confidence intervals
- Seven principles of research ethics and their application to CER/PCOR
- History of ethics in research
Introduction to Comparative Effectiveness and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
- Examples of CER/PCOR
- CER vs. randomized controlled trials
- Patient-centered outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Course delivery details
This course is offered through The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, a partner institute of EdX.
1-2 hours per week
- Verified Track -$249
- Audit Track - Free
Certification / Credits
What you'll learn
- Describe basic statistical methods used for CER/PCOR
- List ethical considerations for CER/PCOR
- Define CER/PCOR and describe examples of each
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