Lesson 1: Clinical Trials as Research
Learning objectives & outcomes
Upon completion of this lesson, you should be able to do the following:
- Recognize a research objective that could be met through a clinical trial
- Recognize a research objective that would be difficult to meet through a clinical trial
- Discuss the relative contributions of clinical judgment and clinical trials in evaluating new medical therapies.
- Apply six characteristics of statistical reasoning to a research objective in a clinical trial setting.