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CERTaIN: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research


In this course, you will learn about the characteristics of CER/PCOR, compare and contrast CER/PCOR studies and randomized controlled trials, and you will hear how PCOR researchers have overcome a variety of barriers to ensure patient-centered care.  This course includes the following 11 lectures: Engaging Patients and Stakeholders in Patient-Centered Outcomes ResearchPrinciples of Community-Based Participatory ResearchShared Decision Making in Cancer: Models and MethodsPatient Decision Support Tools in CancerAn Overview of Patient-Reported Outcomes in CancerDesigning Surveys: Asking Questions with a PurposeQualitative Methods of ResearchDissemination and Implementation Research in PCOR: Translating Knowledge Into PracticeThe Role of Health Literacy in Patient-Centered Outcomes ResearchCognitive Impairment and Participation in ResearchBehavioral Interventions in Patient-Centered Outcomes ResearchThis course is intended for anyone interested in comparative effectiveness research (CER) and patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) methods. This course is supported by grant number R25HS023214 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Price: $50 – FREE to audit!

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