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NorPEN-kurs i Läkemedelsepidemiologi nov 2018 + mars 2019

skickad 27 feb. 2018 00:40 av Mikael Hoffmann
NorPEN-kursen i Läkemedelsepidemiologi (Pharmacoepidemiology – Drug use and safety) anordnas 26-30 nov 2018 + 4-8 mars 2019.

2 weeks graduate course in Pharmacoepidemiology - Drug use and Safety in Stockholm

February 20, 2018
Part 1: 26-30 November 2018.

Part 2: 4-8 March 2019.

The course will be repeated in Copenhagen in 2020.

Click below to download the course flyer:

Course flyer


All PhD students and junior researchers please hold the dates for the first NorPEN course in pharmacoepidemiology

December 4, 2017
The course "Pharmaco-epidemiology - drug use and safety" has been possible to implement through funding from NordForsk. The course is given twice and each course occasion includes two separate parts of one week each. The first course occasion is at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden 2018-2019 and the second at Copenhagen University in Denmark 2020. The course at Karolinska Institutet will take place 26-30 November 2018 (part 1) and 4-10 March (part 2). The dates for the second course occasion at Copenhagen University have not yet been set.

The course, which includes lectures, group work and data labs will provide knowledge and skills on how to conduct register-based research across the Nordic countries. A wide range of national and regional data sources available on drug dispensing, health outcomes and socioeconomic status and will be presented and so will the processes, when linking data from various sources. The participants will be trained in research methodology, how to perform register-based research, how to plan and carry out Nordic multi-country studies including legal aspects as well as research ethics. The course faculty consists of Nordic and International researchers and teachers having comprehensive experience with epidemiological methods and with register-based research. The course is open for PhD students and junior researchers from all the Nordic countries. Students from outside the Nordic countries can also apply.

Further information on the course, entry requirements, the online application systems and reimbursement of traveling and accommodation will be provided later.

On behalf of the NorPEN course faculty - Helle Kieler
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