CERTaIN: Introductory Course To CER/PCOR Methods
Learn the fundamentals of comparative effectiveness research (CER) and patient-centred outcomes research (PCOR) methods and data analysis strategies.
About this course
In this course, you will be introduced to basic statistics and study designs used in CER/PCOR and the ethical considerations to take into account when conducting CER/PCOR.
This introductory course includes 4 lectures:
- Basic Statistics for PCOR/CER I
- Basic Statistics for PCOR/CER II
- Introduction to Comparative Effectiveness and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
This course is intended for anyone interested in CER/ PCOR methods.
This course is supported by grant number R25HS023214 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
What you’ll learn
- Describe basic statistical methods used for CER/PCOR
- List ethical considerations for CER/PCOR
- Define CER/PCOR and describe examples of each
Basic Statistics for PCOR/CER I
- Sampling methods
- Stratification and controlling for bias and confounding
- Study power
- Sample size
- Common study designs
Basic Statistics for PCOR/CER II
- Types of data
- Parametric and non-parametric measures
- Relationship between sample size and standard deviation
- Odds ratios and relative risks
- P-values and confidence intervals
- Seven principles of research ethics and their application to CER/PCOR
- History of ethics in research
Introduction to Comparative Effectiveness and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
- Examples of CER/PCOR
- CER vs. randomized controlled trials
- Patient-centred outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Originally posted 2022-01-28 05:37:16.