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Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Immunisation and Infectious Diseases)

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  • Objectives
    Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to: * Understand the basic principles of immunisation * Understand the methods employed in the conduct of immunisation clinical trials * Understand ethical issues specific to immunisation clinical trials * Understand how endpoints of immunisation clinical trials are determined, including surrogate markers * Define surrogate markers, and identify their limitations * Understand the immunological, microbiological and laboratory assessment of immunisation clinical trials * Understand principles of safety monitoring and post-licensure surveillance systems * Understand vaccine study design * Design a research proposal in immunisation
  • Entry requirements
    Individuals from medical and allied health professions (such as nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists etc) and others with a science-based background
  • Academic Title
    Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Immunisation and Infectious Diseases)
  • Course description
    2 subjects, worth 12.5 points each

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points

    360-845  Infectious Diseases
    Topics covered include: Recruitment strategies for infectious diseases Natural history versus intervention studies. Ethics of conduct of studies in the developed and developing worlds The informed consent process in infectious diseases The role of pl...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    360-778  Clinical Immunisation Research
    Topics covered include: Recruitment strategies for immunisation studies Population versus intervention studies Ethics of conduct of studies in the developed and developing worlds The informed consent process in immunisation The role of control arms a...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

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