Presented by: Prof Merrick Zwarenstein, an internationally recognised health services researcher from Western University, Canada
These workshops focus on the concept of pragmatism in randomised controlled trials (RCTs), how this differs from explanatory trials and how to design and evaluate such pragmatic trials to maximise applicability in real-life practice settings.
Introduction to Pragmatic Randomised Trials and the PRECIS2 Tool (Mon 4 Nov)
A half-day workshop which provides an overview of this new approach to RCT thinking and an experience of appraising a RCT to assess its degree of pragmatism.
Designing Pragmatic Randomised Controlled Trials: A short-course (Tues 5 Nov - Thu 7 Nov)
A 3-day workshop which provides an overview of pragmatic trials as a new approach to RCT thinking, applies the fundamentals of pragmatic trial design to developing a study protocol, and provides hands on experience with appraising a RCT to assess its degree of pragmatism.
*Discounts are available for WAHTN partners and students – please see registration site for discounts.
Venue: Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research (North) - QEII Campus, Nedlands (Perth) Western Australia 6009
For more information, please go to https://bit.ly/2Zhx2lZ
Register at http://trybooking.com/BETSA (please note that places are limited)