Understanding Clinical Research Methods

Venue: Royal college of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Location: Regents Park, London, -

Event Date/Time: Apr 02, 2003 End Date/Time: Apr 04, 2003
Early Registration Date: Mar 10, 2003
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9.45am REGISTRATION and COFFEE

10.15am Welcome and introduction

10.30am Pre-test

11.00am Overview of studies and hierarchy of evidence
Dr Mary C M Macintosh, Obstetrician and Director of CESDI, London

11.45am COFFEE

12 noon Cohort studies: Design and analysis
Dr Peter Brocklehurst, Consultant Clinical Epidemiologist, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford and
Ms Jo Haviland, Statistician, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton

1.00pm LUNCH

2.00pm Design of cohort studies (Workshop)
Dr Mary C M Macintosh, Dr Peter Brocklehurst, Ms Jo Haviland and
Ms Jane Thomas, Director of National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health, London

3.00pm Presentation and discussion of cohort studies

4.30pm TEA

5.00pm Using Epi-Info for cohort studies (Statistical software package)
Ms Jo Haviland

6.00pm CLOSE


Thursday 3 April


9.00am Case control studies: Design and analysis
Dr Mary C M Macintosh and Ms Jo Haviland

10.00am Design of case control studies (Workshop)

11.00am COFFEE

11.15am Presentation and discussion of case control studies

12.35pm LUNCH

1.20pm Randomised controlled trials: Design and analysis
Dr Peter Brocklehurst

2.20pm Randomised controlled trials (Guest speaker)
Dr Siladitya Bhattacharya, Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital

3.10pm Design of randomised controlled trials (Workshop)

4.10pm TEA

4.40pm Presentation and discussion of randomised controlled trials

6.00pm CLOSE with DRINKS RECEPTION


Friday 4 April


9.00am Systematic reviews: Design and analysis
Dr Peter Brocklehurst and Ms Jo Haviland

10.00am Demonstration of the Cochrane Library
Dr Peter Brocklehurst

10.15am Analysis of confounding
Ms Jo Haviland

10.45am COFFEE

11.00am Further Epi Info exercises
Ms Jo Haviland

12.00pm LUNCH

1.00pm Screening
Dr Mary C M Macintosh and Ms Jo Haviland

3.00pm TEA

3.30pm Post-test

4.00pm Overall review / Feedback

4.30pm CLOSE of MEETING

Venue

27 sussex Place
Regents Park
London
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