Year Published: 2014

Time to Complete: 60 min

Course Type: Self-Paced Online

Instructor: Daniel E. Weiner, MD, MS

Learning Level: Fundamental

Primary Audience: Researchers

Prerequisite: None

Skills Domain: Scientific Concepts and Research Design

How do you know which study design to choose for your project?

In this course, Daniel E. Weiner, MD, MS, Tufts University School of Medicine, will help you identify the types of studies most frequently used in clinical and translational research.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify if a research study is observational or experimental
  • Describe when to use an observational study design versus an experimental study design
  • Discuss the differences between a prospective and retrospective study
  • Explain how you have a comparison group without an intervention
  • Describe the differences between non-blinded, single blinded, and double blinded studies

Available courses

Date Location Type Price
2023 Course: Open January 1 through December 31 Online Self-paced course This Course is Free