Summer School: Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER): Methodologies, Proposal Building and Politics

Universität Basel / Institut für Pflegewissenschaft / Institute of Nursing Science
20.08.2012 - 24.08.2012  Universität Basel, Kollegienhaus, Petersplatz 1, 4056 Basel
Course Content
Comparative effectiveness research weighs the benefits and risks/costs of different treatment approaches in health care to drive practice and policy decisions. CER is more than just a “buzzword.” While in some ways it is a repackaging of “old wine in new bottles,” CER is an updating and reframing of the principles and practice of studying patient care that nurse investigators must now master.
Learning objectives, training objectives
Articulate the need for and challenges inherent in comparative
effectiveness research/Analyze strengths and weaknesses/Outline the beginnings of a workable comp. effect. analysis research project/
Discuss the health care policy and economic forces
Target Audience
Master graduates and doctoral students, faculty members and researchers from all health care disciplines
Master Diplom / Participants should have successfully completed an advanced quantitative methodology course and a statistics course
Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance on the Swiss Universities
Seating is limited to 40 persons. Closing date for registration is May 14, 2012

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Yuliya Senft
Evidence-Based Health Care, Health Services, Health Systems, Program Evaluation, Public Health, Public Health Research, Statistics, Summerschool, Training for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals
Type of degree
Master, Doctorate, PHD, Certificate of attendance, Certificate of completion
Education form
Extra Occupational
5 Days
Credit Points
2 ECTS - Points
CHF 1.250,00
(Reduced fee: CHF 750 4 Travel grants: see program )
Organizer contact info
Bernoullistrasse 28
4056 Basel
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