A one-week module, offered by the Department of Oncology and the Department for Continuing Education’s CPD Centre. Teaching is led by Dr Grant D Vallance, Information Manager at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, features face-to-face lectures and tutorials from some of Oxford's leading clinicians and scientists.
Venue: Department for Continuing Education, Rewley House, Oxford
Audience: This course is aimed at qualified doctors, especially specialist registrars in clinical pharmacology or in training for other medical sub-specialities; clinical research fellows in other specialities; pharmacists; nurses; graduates working in the pharmaceutical industry.
The How to do Research on Therapeutic Interventions course will provide students with the opportunity to learn more about and discuss the following topics:
The design and implementation of clinical trials (Phase I to Phase IV)
- Understanding methodological issues in clinical trial design
- Understanding and creating trial protocols
- Understanding (internal) trial governance issues and how to address them
- Understanding statistical issues and how to address them
- Understanding and addressing ethical issues in clinical trials - an introduction to Research Ethics
- Understanding data management in clinical trials and how to implement a solution
- Understanding (external) clinical trial governance issues and how to address them
- Understanding and dealing with key stakeholders in clinical trial delivery - data managers; trial coordinators; research nurses; ethics committees