Practical Pharmacoepidemiology

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Program description: 

Course dates: 4 days in September.

The course is designed for students with a basic grounding in epidemiological methods and concepts and/or some prior knowledge of pharmacoepidemiology. During this course students will:

1 - Develop their knowledge of pharmacoepidemiological concepts and methods, with a particular focus on database studies.
2 - Gain practical experience of testing study feasibility and performing analyses in STATA, using primary care data from the General Practice Research Database (prior experience of STATA not required).
3 - Gain insight into the application of pharmacoepidemiology in pharmaceutical risk management.

Program discipline(s): 
Global health
Public health
Metrics and evaluation