Drug Utilisation Studies: Qualitative Methods University of Bordeaux
> The aim of this course is: - To understand the need to design and to carry out qualitative drugutilisation research. - To be able to critically appraise qualitative drug utilisationstudies (DUS). - To design, to implement and to discusssmall-scale audits on thequality of medicines use in hospitals and in primary health care.
- Post-graduated leve in Health or Life Sciences. - Language prerequisites: Non-native English speakers must provide acertificate proving a minimum of English B2 level (cf. Europass[http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/]). - Computer and internet requirement
Assessment is a mix of continuous assessment.
> This course consists of the following parts: - Sources of data and standards to compare with. - Methods to identify how medicines are used in the community (1) -prescription vs. indication and indication vs. prescription. - Methods to identify how medicines are used in the community (2) -cohort and case-controls studies as a source of drug utilisation data. - Design of qualitative DUS: Objectives, methods and discussion ofproposals. - How to read papers on qualitative DUS. Limitations of DUS.
Recorded and live lectures, readings, home assignments, on-line quizzes, forums, wikis, live seminars.
Online Course Requirement
- Professionals: 3,000€/year. - Students: 1,500€/year. - No additional costs and no mobility required.Duration: 12 weeksLanguage of instruction: EnglishMode of delivery: E-learning
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