Preventing Failed Interventions in Behavorial Research [MP05]

Course highlights

EC points

1.4

Start date

11-05-2020

End date

15-05-2020

Course days

Monday to Friday

Faculty

Dr. Annemerle Beerthuizen

Course fee

€ 870

Location

Erasmus MC, Rotterdam NL

Level

Intermediate

Prerequisites

Students should have basic statistical knowledge and basic knowledge about study design.

Disciplines

  • Medical Psychology

Application

How to apply

Detailed information about this course:

Description

This course elaborates on successful ingredients for different phases of an intervention study: design, data collection and implementation. The focus is on learning from encountered difficulties, mistakes and failures from previous research and researchers. Questions that will be addressed are for instance: How do you choose the most suitable design? How many participants are necessary for a successful intervention? How to implement your intervention?

The assessment of the course will exist of a short presentation (pitch) of a critical appraisal of an intervention study, preferably your own.

Objectives

After this course, students:

  • Understand and can identify the risk factors of interventions in the four phases of behavioral research: design, data collection, data analysis and implementation;
  • Are able to apply their knowledge to identify risk factors to prevent failure of interventions in own or other behavioral research.

Participant profile

This elective is for researchers of (psychological) intervention studies. Basic statistical knowledge and basic knowledge about study design are prerequisites.

Assessment

Presentation(s)


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

Institute of Medical Education Research Rotterdam (iMERR)

Netherlands Cancer Institute/Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital

  • Department of Cancer Epidemiology

25% reduction on our fees for partner institutes of NIHES

For participants formally appointed at the following departments, institutes:

  • Departments of Erasmus MC (except the departments mentioned above)
  • Addiction Research Institute (IVO)
  • Integraal Kankercentrum Zuid (IKZ)
  • Pallas Health Research and Consultancy
  • Municipal Health Service Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam)
  • Municipal Health Service Rotterdam (GGD Rotterdam)
  • Havenpolikliniek
  • Admiraal De Ruyter Ziekenhuis

25% reduction for all (international) PhD students
Please state your supervisor/promotor’s name and email address 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.