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Certificate in Quantitative Principles for Clinical Research (CQCR)

Online Program Available - Learn More The Quantitative Principles for Clinical Research (CQCR) Certificate is designed for residents, fellows, and other clinicians seeking graduate-level training in the basic principles of clinical research, including data analysis, understanding medical literature, and communicating results. The certificate is a valuable professional credential that demonstrates an advanced skillset in evaluating and assimilating evidence from scientific studies related to patient care. Learn more about the Quantitative Principles for Clinical Research program (Drexel University Online)

Program Level Outcomes

Graduates of the Quantitative Principles for Clinical Research certificate program will achieve six program level outcomes that describe the skills, competencies and knowledge gained through completion of the program curriculum.

  • Evaluate scientific and clinical research literature to effectively interpret the results of clinical research, thereby enhancing the decision-making process
  • Effectively communicate the content and relevance of clinical research findings to the scientist and non-scientist community
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles of epidemiology and how they apply to clinical research
  • Apply guidelines for good pharmacoepidemiology practices
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of fundamental principles in biostatistics and how they apply to clinical trials and medical data, choosing the appropriate study design, reviewing case report forms, report and analysis plans, and statistical sections of the clinical study report
  • Demonstrate an understanding of biostatistics methods to evaluate medical literature and interpret the results of the statistical methods

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