Prerequisites: Introductory courses in epidemiology and biostatistics
Description: This course will provide an introduction to test/scale development theories (Classical Test Theory vs Item Response Theory) and the properties of clinical outcome measurement tools (i.e. validity, reliability and responsiveness).
Course Goals: To provide a comprehensive overview to attendees on the development, implementation and assessment of measurement tools, in particular patient reported outcome measures, for us in clinical research or practice. ,.