Advances in Clinical Epidemiology [ESP77]

Course highlights

EC points

0.7

Start date

03-08-2020

End date

07-08-2020

Course days

Monday to Friday (5 afternoons)

Faculty

Prof. Albert Hofman

Course fee

€ 740

Level

Intermediate

Prerequisites

Introductory course in epidemiology.

Disciplines

  • Clinical Epidemiology

Application

Go to the ESP website

Detailed information about this course:

Description

Faculty: Prof. Albert Hofman, MD PhD

This course will discuss recent developments in epidemiologic methods for clinical research. It will review the various study designs and major issues in the validity of clinical epidemiologic studies. Advances in the design of clinical trials will be discussed. The application of novel causal inference methods and the use of instrumental variables will be addressed.

The course includes both didactic interactive lectures as well as discussions and workshops. The workshops will provide the opportunity to discuss, in greater depth, the principles covered in the lectures.


Objectives

The purpose of this class is to discuss the principles and methods of epidemiology for quantitative clinical research, i.e. clinical epidemiology; to demonstrate their applicability in research in clinical medicine; and to demonstrate their relations with public health research.

Participant profile

Epidemiologists, clinicians interested in research, public health scientists with an interest in clinical medicine and practice.


Assessment

Attendance


Reduction on fees

PLEASE NOTE THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE RESEARCH MASTERS (120 EC points)

50% reduction on our fees for participating institutes of NIHES

This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the departments or sections participating in NIHES.

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam:

  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Psychiatry, Section of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Department of Medical Informatics
  • Department of General Practice
  • Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management
  • Generation R

50% reduction on our fees for NIHES affiliated partners

This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the following NIHES affiliated partners:

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam, departments of:

  • Dermatology
  • General Paediatrics
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation Medicine

UMIT, Department of Public Health, Health Services Research and Health Technology Assessment.

25% reduction on our fees for Erasmus MC employees

For participants formally appointed at all departments of Erasmus MC (except the departments mentioned above).

25% reduction for all (international) PhD students
Please upload proof of enrollment as a PhD student in the application form and state the name of your tutor on the application form (remarks field).

25% reduction on our course fees (maximum 3 EC points per academic year) for all NIHES alumni
Please state that you are a NIHES alumnus/alumna and the academic year you graduated (remarks field). Please note that the reduction on fees for alumni does not apply to the Erasmus Summer Programme.