CERTaIN: Observational Studies and Registries

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CERTaIN: Observational Studies and Registries

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CERTaIN: Observational Studies and Registries
The course CERTaIN: Observational Studies and Registries is an online class provided by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Define several types of observational studies, interpret their results, and describe how health registries can be used to make decisions about best clinical care.
Course description
While randomized controlled trials are considered to be the “gold standard” in health research, they cannot always be performed, for ethical or practical reasons. Observational studies gather information from data that has already been collected, or by observing and measuring patients’ changes in health status and their response to interventions outside of a clinical trial. In this course, you will learn to identify the characteristics of observational studies, to interpret the results of observational studies, and to describe the use of health registries in comparative effectiveness research (CER).This course includes the following 11 lectures:Overview of Using Observational Data in Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)Cancer Registries and Data LinkageSEER-Medicare and Other Data SourcesOverview of Analytic Methods IOverview of Analytic Methods IILongitudinal Data AnalysisAdvanced Methods in CER IAdvanced Methods in CER IISurvival AnalysisAnalysis of Medical Cost Data in Observational StudiesHealthcare Policy ResearchThis course is intended for anyone interested in comparative effectiveness research (CER) and patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) methods. This course is supported by grant number R25HS023214 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Prerequisites & Facts

CERTaIN: Observational Studies and Registries

Course Topic

Data Analysis and Statistics, Economics and Finance, Health and Safety

University, College, Institution

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston

Course Skill Level

Introductory

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

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CERTaIN: Observational Studies and Registries

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School: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston
Topic: Data Analysis and Statistics, Economics and Finance, Health and Safety
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