Course Program 2023/2024

mandatory = must be completed for the CAS diploma
elective = may be substituted with different course
more information: https://www.cas-clinicalresearch.ch/course-program/modules/

DatesCourse TitleDurationTeacher/sECTSmandatory
4 April 2023Kickoff-Meeting, General Introduction½ day, 14-17Marcel Zwahlen,
Sven Trelle
yes
12 + 15 May 2023Introduction to Epidemiology and Study Designs2 daysMarcel Zwahlen,
Claudia Kühni
1yes
17 – 18 August  + 31 August – 1 September 2023Basic Biostatistics4 daysMarcel Zwahlen3yes
20 – 22 September 2023Fundamentals of randomized controlled clinical trials3 daysSven Trelle,
Marcel Zwahlen
1yes
22 – 24 November 2023Introduction to Statistical Software R and Electronic Data Capture Software REDCap2 days
1 day
Georgia Salanti, Orestis Efthimiou,
Team Datamanagement
1yes
January 24 – 26 and 15 – 17 + 19 (optional test exam) + 26 (exam) April 2024Biostatistics II (Regression Models in Clinical Epidemiology)6 daysMarcel Zwahlen3yes
5 – 7 June 2024Diagnostic Studies3 daysMarcel Zwahlen, Anne W.S. Rutjes1yes
26+28+30 August 2024Writing a Study Protocol3 daysKristin Bivens,
Sven Trelle
1elective*
4 – 6 September 2024Prognostic Research: Concepts and Models3 daysMatthias Egger,
Georgia Salanti, Orestis Efthimiou
1yes
14 – 16 October 2024Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis: A practical Approach3 daysGeorgia Salanti,
Matthias Egger
1yes
tbd January 2025Swiss Epidemiology Winter School3 days 1elective*
tbd March 2025Workshop with own Data2 days 0.5yes
tbd April 2025Final Session/ Exam1 day 0.5yes
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