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TRAINING COURSE FOR CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

A specialistic course for aspiring or already accredited Clinical Research Associate (CRA), providing all the necessary background to carry out the monitoring of clinical trials, in compliance with law and regulations.

USE OF LARGE DATABASE AND ADMINISTRATIVE DATA FOR THE CLINICAL-EPIDEMIOLOGICAL EVALUATIONS

In recent years, the awareness of the importance of using large clinical and administrative databases (hospital discharges, outpatient specialistIc care, drug prescriptions) for clinical/epidemiological and welfare assessments purposes, has greatly increased.

EVALUATION OF CLINICAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC RESULTS OF THE HEALTHCARE: THE OUTCOMES RESEARCH

The health systems of industrialized countries increasingly often face the difficulty of ensuring adequate and equitable treatment to a growing number of people with chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, respiratory diseases.

SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS, META-ANALYSIS AND CRITICAL READING OF SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

In an era where Evidence Based Medicine is so much looked upon, this course provides the fundamental methodological elements of systematic reviews of literature and quantitative summary of results (meta-analysis).

STATISTICAL DATA ANALYSIS AND THE USE OF COMMERCIAL PACKAGES

Increasingly often, healthcare professionals feel the urge to analyze their data, whether for research purposes or for a critical assessment of their own work.

METHODOLOGY OF THE CLINICAL-EPIDEMIOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONAL RESEARCH

If properly conducted, Randomized Clinical Trials (RCTs) are the gold standard for the evaluation of drug efficacy. They usually provide evidence of the efficacy of a new drug under strictly controlled conditions, in selected patient groups treated for a defined period of time.

METHODOLOGY OF CONVENTIONAL CLINICAL AND RARE DISEASES RESEARCH

Pharmacological research in the field of rare diseases arouses great interest but faces very difficult methodological challenges because of the small number of affected people.

CONTROLLED CLINICAL TRIALS, GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE AND CRITICAL READING OF SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

The course is aimed at the introduction of the methodological and regulatory principles of controlled clinical trials, useful both for anyone wishing to directly conduct the trials or operators involved in multicenter...

CONTROLLED CLINICAL TRIALS

CORESEARCH owns a highly significant experience in the design, management and analysis of controlled clinical trials.

OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES / REAL WORLD DATA

For over 20 years CORESEARCH team leads research activities in the field of observational epidemiology.

SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS AND META-ANALYSES

CORESEARCH epidemiologists have been forerunners in Italy in the promotion of Evidence Based Medicine, the applicationf of systematic reviews and meta-analyses...

ADVANCED STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

CORESEARCH staff has a huge experience in the design and analysis of randomized clinical trials and observational studies, as well as in analysis of administrative...

ASSESSMENT OF QUALITY OF CARE

CORESEARCH scientists were one of the forerunners in the development of methodologies, identification of indicators and assessment of the impact of quality of care on clinical...

ASSESSMENT OF QUALITY OF LIFE

The quality of life is increasingly recognized as an important indicator of the outcomes of chronic diseases’ care.

STUDIES OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND TELEMEDICINE FOR CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT

CORESEARCH experts have pioneered the introduction of experimental research methodologies for the assessment...

PHARMACOECONOMICS AND PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY EVALUATIONS

CORESEARCH cooperates with many national and international organizations for the evaluation of the economic burden of specific therapies or complex care strategies.

ANALYSIS OF ADMINISTRATIVE DATABASES AND DISEASE REGISTRIES

In recent years, growing focus has been paid to the use of large administrative databases for clinical and epidemiological purposes.

SAMPLE SURVEYS

The sample surveys are a useful tool for assessing the attitudes, expectations and behaviors of health care professionals and patients with specific medical conditions.

SPECIAL INITIATIVES AND PROJECTS

ECRIN-ItaCRIN, IBDO-Italian Barometer Diabetes Observatory Foundation, HealthCity Institute, ITCO–Italian Thyroid Cancer Observatory

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS ITALIAN REGISTER

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurodegenerative demyelinating disease characterized by nervous system injuries. It has been calculated that about 2.5-3 million people worldwide are diagnosed with MS, including 600,000 in Europe and 110,000 in Italy.