Course leader: Signe Sørup
Graduate school: Faculty of Health
Graduate program: ClinFO
Course fee: 1,560.00 DKK
Max seats: 24
Status: Course is started
Semester: Spring 2021
Application deadline: 16/03/2021
Start date: 13/04/2021
Administrator: Johanne Gregor Nielsen
NB - online
Please notice due to the COVID-19 restrictions this course will be held online.
Title: Registries, databases and other electronic data sources in clinical research
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.
- 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
- 13 April 2021 08:30 - 15:30
- 11 May 2021 08:30 - 15:30