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clin.epi: An Introduction to Patient-Oriented Research

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Ballroom, Bethune Building, QEII

1278 South Park Street

Halifax, NS B3H2Y9

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clin.epi: An Introduction to Patient-Oriented Research

NOVEMBER 27 & 28
Halifax, Nova Scotia

clin.epi is an annual, two-day interdisciplinary workshop that will provide introductory skills in clinical epidemiology methods, including:

  • Concepts and principles of clinical epidemiology and patient-oriented research
  • Forming a research question and designing research
  • Measurement tools and approaches; basics of biostatistical tests
  • Key concepts of knowledge translation
  • Potential biases inherent in research designs
  • Writing a research proposal and forming a team

Our workshop will address clinical issues such as: predicting the course and determining the cause of disease, screening and diagnosis of disease, evaluating the burden of illness and quality of life, and identifying strategies to improve the quality and outcomes of clinical care.

In addition, the workshop will provide an opportunity to connect with other health professionals interested in clinical research. This workshop is open to any health professional who is interested in conducting research.

Registration includes lunches and refreshments, and all materials (digital and print) will be provided.

**Please note: The initial application to attend is free, but this workshop is provided for a nominal fee (cost recovery only - $200 or $150 for residents and students).**

This group learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Dalhousie University Continuing Professional Development Office for up to 7.0 Mainpro+ credits.

As an accredited provider, Dalhousie University, CPD, designates this continuing professional development activity for up to 7.0 credit hours as an accredited group learning Section 1 activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

In keeping with CMA Guidelines, program content and selection of speakers are the responsibility of the planning committee. Support is directed toward the costs of the course and not to individual speakers through an unrestricted educational grant.

*Educationally cosponsored by Dalhousie University Continuing Progessional Development


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