Unit 1: Medical Research and Development

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Many aspects of medical research concern problem solving and asking the right questions. In this unit, you will be able to learn more about the medicines discovery process, pre-clinical testing, clinical trials, as well as methodology and statistics used in medicines development, such as evidence based medicine, blinding and study protocol. There is also training on the development for medicines for small populations.

To complete this unit, you need to read through all seven courses: Introduction, Study design, Controlled trial, Randomisation, Endpoints, Criteria of inclusion, and Analysis of results. You will see that each course is made up of five sub-sections: Lesson, Words, Case Studies, Documents, and a short quiz.

At the end of the unit, once you have taken the final quiz, you will be able to print off your certificate of completion.