From Research to Clinical Practice: The journey from best available evidense to guidance in clinical decision making

This course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School). Special rules apply for research year students enrolled at Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at UCPH. All other participants must pay the course fee.
Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student, you will be placed on the waiting list for the course until enrollment deadline. After the deadline of enrollment, available seats will be allocated to students on the waiting list.

Learning objectives
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:

1. Critically relate to origin and social assumptions regarding disease and diagnosis definition in own PhD-project.
2. Understand the historical context of science and knowledge
3. Understand the evolution of clinical guideline in sociocultural context
Content
The state of the art in science, current disease definitions, and perceptions of health and disease are critical for the design and interpretation of clinical research. However, often these seemingly objective definitions have historical and sociocultural origins. The purpose of this course is to provide a theoretical and practical platform for the understanding of research in a historical and societal context regarding the production and interpretation of current knowledge.

Participants
PhD-students

Relevance to graduate programmes
The course is relevant to PhD students from the following graduate programmes at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences, UCPH:

Clinical Research
Public Health and Epidemiology
All graduate programmes

Language
English

Form
Combination of lectures, group work, discussions and oral presentation

Course director
Torben Lykke Sørensen, MD DMsc, Director of Research
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology
Zealand University Hospital & Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen
Teachers
John Brodersen, MD PH.D.
Clinical Professor of General Practice Medicine, Centre for Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen and Region Zealand, Denmark
Finn Olesen, MPhil, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Communication and Culture, Information of Culture
University of Århus, Denmark
Teun Zuiderent-Jerak Ph.D., MA, MA
Linkoping University, Sweden
Torben Lykke Sørensen, MD DMsc, Director of Research
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology
Zealand University Hospital & Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen
Names, titles, affiliations

Dates
May 16th, May 17th and May 24th, 2017

Course location
Bispebjerg Hospital, entrance 66, conference room
Registration
Please register before 24 April 2017 – click here for registration.

Seats to PhD students from other Danish universities will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and according to the applicable rules.
Applications from other participants will be considered after the last day of enrolment.

Note: All applicants are asked to submit invoice details in case of no-show, late cancellation or obligation to pay the course fee (typically non-PhD students) If you are a PhD student, your participation in the course must be in agreement with your principal supervisor.