Translating Evidence Into Practice:
Theory and Design
EPI 245 Spring 2018 (2 units)
This course provides a foundation for understanding the reasons for and interventions to close the gap between scientific evidence and day-to-day practice in public health and clinical medicine.
Designing Clinical Research (EPI 202) or prior training in clinical research study design. This course will be most useful for students or health care professionals who are intending to translate some specific healthcare evidence into wider adoption in clinical practice or public health.
Classes will take place on Thursdays from 8:15 AM to 10:15 AM, April 5 to June 7. Sessions will include both lectures and small group discussion sections.
All course materials will be posted on the course's online syllabus.
Each session will be accompanied by recommended reading in the form of journal articles and specfic websites.
Grading will be determined from completion of homework and final protocol presentation.
This course is open to a limited number of individuals outside of the ATCR and Master's programs. Preference is given to UCSF-affiliated personnel. We regret that auditing is not permitted.
To apply for this course, please fill out and submit the application below. Please see our fees page for cost information. The deadline for application is March 16, 2018. Only one application needs to be completed for all courses desired during the quarter.
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