December 14-18, 2015
This course provides thorough knowledge in the principles and practice of clinical trials to study the effect of an intervention on health outcomes. This will include lectures, practicals, participant’s presentation, and group work.
- To impart knowledge in principles and practices of controlled clinical trials, through lectures and practicals
- To impart the basic concepts in Ethical issues in research, Journal critique and in Systematic reviews.
- To discuss and clarify the methodological challenges in the planning, conduct and analyses of a trial.
- To impart the basic skills necessary in monitoring the trial and to develop a quality data management system.
Who should apply?
This course is
tailored to researchers working in Pharmaceutical Industries, medical,
allied health professionals, nonmedical faculty and researchers actively
involved in trials, or teaching or in furthering their knowledge and
skills in methodology.
Each participant will be randomly allocated to a group and the group will be assigned a research question and given background materials to develop a protocol following GCP and CONSORT guidelines. Each group’s protocol development process will be facilitated by a mentor. Each group will be asked to present their protocol orally to the rest of the groups and faculty for discussion.
Rs 10, 000 per person for Academic Participants and
Rs 15,000 for Non Academic Participants
(Course kit, Lunch, snacks and tea will be provided)
Course Fee should be paid in full by December 11, 2014. Payment can be made by Demand Draft in favour of “Christian Medical College Vellore Association Account “, payable at Vellore. Course fees will not be refunded once the payment is done.
Participants will have to bear their own expenses for travel, boarding and lodging. The Organizers will give Course kit, Lunch and Snacks. However the organizers may arrange basic accommodation with A/C facility in the college campus on request. Only limited accommodation available in the campus and priority will be given to the female participants on first come first served basis.
nMaster (Sample Size calculation software)
cost of the nMaster software is fixed for Rs.2500/- for Academic /
Government institutions and Rs.5000/- for Commercial. However, those
who would participate in this workshop from the Academic / Government
institutions, a concession of Rs.1000/- will be offered to buy this
nMaster software (price - Rs.1500/-).
Biostatistics Resource and Training Centre (BRTC),
Department of Biostatistics,
Christian Medical College,
Vellore - 632 002.
The number of participants: limited to 45 admissions will be purely on first come first served basis.