Alfred Hospital First semester 2008 (Day)
An overview of measures and issues in clinical research; sampling and inference; selecting items, reducing items and creating aggregate scores; inter-rater and intra-rater reliability; reliability and interval consistency of responses; assessing the validity of measures; responsiveness of measures to significant clinical change; strategies for gathering data; wording of questions and design of response categories; data entry and management and handling of missing data.
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
Written/online weekly assessment tasks 50%
Final assignment 50%
2 contact hours per week
15 contact hours over 2 days