A Practical Guide to Cluster Randomised Trials and Stepped Wedge Designs

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29 April 2019 - 3 May 2019

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: Michael Mason Room, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Yvonne Carter Building, 58 Turner Street, London, E1 2AB

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This course is based on the book 'A Practical Guide to Cluster Randomised Trials in Health Services Research' by Sandra Eldridge and Sally Kerry. The course incorporates developments in methodology since the book was written and, in particular, now includes substantial material on stepped wedge designs.

The course is offered as a three day introductory course; a two day advanced course; or as a comprehensive 5 day course combining the introductory and advanced courses.

The introductory course covers ethics, recruitment, piloting, design, reporting, monitoring and process evaluation with introductions to analysis, sample size calculations and health economics. The advanced course covers systematic review, health economic analysis and statistical aspects in more detail.

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at anyone involved in or with an interest in the design, conduct, analysis or reporting of pragmatic trials in the academic or NHS sector. The course is aimed at clinicians, allied health professionals or methodologists including statisticians and health economists.


Early bird rates (until 18 March 2019)

Full course: £785

Introductory course: £535

Advanced Course: £470


Standards rates:

Full course: £945

Introductory course: £685

Advanced course: £630