Course C214/09 Registries, databases and other electronic data sources in clinical research

ECTS: 1.3

Course leader: Signe Sørup

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Health

Graduate program: ClinFO

Course fee: 1,560.00 DKK

Max seats: 24

Applicants: 17

Status: Course is open for application

Semester: Spring 2021

Application deadline: 16/03/2021

Start date: 13/04/2021

Administrator: Johanne Gregor Nielsen

Title: Registries, databases and other electronic data sources in clinical research

Reg.no: C214/09

is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, spring 2021

Criteria for participation: University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or Master’s degree in other fields and/or postgraduate research fellows (PhD students and research-year medical students).

Aim: To facilitate the participants use of secondary data sources in clinical research.

Learning outcomes:

  • List the Danish registries and other secondary data sources most often utilized in clinical research
  • Identify relevant Danish registries and other secondary data sources based on the research question
  • Describe the data structure as well as some specific pitfalls of working with Danish registries and other secondary data sources
  • Compare the content of different Danish registers and other secondary data sources and evaluate their usefulness for clinical epidemiological research questions
  • Assess the strength and weaknesses of the use of Danish registries and other secondary data sources in clinical epidemiology
  • Design and execute a validation study of some of the content of a Danish Register or another secondary data source.
  • Design a clinical epidemiological study using Danish registers and/or other secondary data sources


Recommended knowledge for participation (if any): It will be an advantage to have experience with Stata or similar software programme, with proficiency equivalent to the level achieved after completion of one semester of the Basic Biostatistics PhD course. It will only be possible to get technical help with Stata during the course. During the course, you are expected to work with designing your own clinical epidemiological research project. This will NOT involve direct work with your own registry data.

Place: Kollokvierum Øst (1268-218) in The Victor Albeck Building, Aarhus University

Participation in the course is without cost for:

  • PhD students, Research Year students and Research Honours Programme students from Aarhus University
  • PhD students enrolled at partner universities of the Nordoc collaboration
  • PhD students from other institutions in the open market agreement for PhD courses

 

Course dates:

  • 13 April 2021 08:30 - 15:30
  • 11 May 2021 08:30 - 15:30