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Introduction to trrm teaching registrars research methods

Introduction to TRRMTeaching Registrars Research Methods

Jim teWaterNaude

UCT Dept Public Health

TRRM 2005/6


Aims of the course

Aims of the course

  • To enable registrars to acquire skills for designing clinical research

  • To enable registrars to produce their own research suitable for an MMed

  • To enable registrars to read articles critically, especially the methods section

  • To increase the research output of Health Sciences

TRRM 2005/6


How to get busy registrars to complete this course

How to get busy registrars to complete this course

  • Departmental & Faculty commitment

  • Mentor, research question, literature review

  • User-friendly text: Designing Clinical Research

  • Weekly written feedback from convenor

  • Set up small groups, or pairing up

  • Valuable product - the 5-page protocol

  • Promise of an MMed

TRRM 2005/6


Designing clinical research content of a ucsf course

Designing Clinical Research(content of a UCSF course)

  • - Research question and background

  • - Study designs and causal inference

  • - Subjects and variables

  • - Hypotheses and sample size

  • • Create a 5-page protocol

    The UCT course is very similar …

TRRM 2005/6


Trrm content of this 11 lecture uct course

TRRM(content of this 11 lecture UCT course)

  • - Research question (1) & Literature review (2)

  • - Study design (3)

  • - Population, sampling, measurement (4 & 5)

  • - Hypotheses and sample size (8 – 10)

  • - Ethics (11)

  • • Create a 5-page protocol

Evidence Based Medicine (6 & 7)

TRRM 2005/6


Introduction to trrm teaching registrars research methods

Course timetable


Fridays are course days

Fridays are course days

  • Dr te Water Naude (course convenor) will be available on Fridaysfor the purposes of the course

  • Office on 4th floor, Public Health Dept

    (may move to UCT Lung Institute)

  • Email is [email protected]

TRRM 2005/6


The course is intended to be paperless

The course is intended to be paperless

  • Registration is by email – send an email to [email protected]

  • An E-list will be set up - replies to the list go centrally only- feedback may be individual or to the group- A Friday digest is intended

  • A CD will come out in October/ November – this will contain all the course material

  • There is a recommended textbook…

TRRM 2005/6


Introduction to trrm teaching registrars research methods

TRRM 2005/6


Introduction to trrm teaching registrars research methods

Designing Clinical Research

2nd Ed.

Hulley et al

Lippincott, Williams& Wilkins

2001ISBN 0-7817-2218-7

Available to order on the webwww.amazon.com

Van Schaik have been asked to order


Good luck

Good luck!

Jim teWaterNaude

UCT Dept Public Health

TRRM 2005/6


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