PC Intensives

Palliative Care Intensives in Clinical Trials:
These three-day intensives seek to provide a foundation in practical aspects involving the conduct of randomized clinical trials in palliative care.  They are designed for early career researchers or other mid-career researchers and health professionals interested in developing competence in the planning, design, and execution of randomized clinical trials.  Instruction will include a combination of focused lectures, demonstrations, individual and group consultations with experts in the field, and small group work.

The curriculum will enable participants to:

  • Describe the principles underlying the conduct of unbiased clinical trials.
  • Identify the unique challenges posed by behavioral randomized clinical trials (RCTs).
  • Evaluate RCT designs in terms of their appropriateness to scientific and clinical goals.
  • Select appropriate strategies for enrollment, randomization, and retention.
  • Understand methods for monitoring, coordinating, and conducting RCTs.
  • Develop basic strategies for appropriate statistical analyses of RCT data.
  • Design an RCT with your working group on an assigned topic.
  • Better understand the process used in NIH Study Sections to review clinical trials.

We are excited to announce details for the 2017 Intensive!

When: June 5-7, 2017 (Noon on 6/5 until noon on 6/7)
Where: Denver, Colorado – The Magnolia Hotel, Denver

Applications are closed

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