The seminar „Clinical Studies“ is held each semester (rarely only in the winter semester) in the N094 and N790 curricula. Course language is English. The seminar gives an outline of the history and design of clincal trials, clinical drug development, the „Good Clincal Practice Guideline“ and pharmacovigilance issues. Further issues are common abbreviations in clinical research and the rules of evidence-based medicine. The seminar consists of four lecture days and one exam day (written exam on the last day of the course).
Ethics in Medicine and Good Scientific Practice
The lecture series „Ethics and Good Scientific Practice“ is held each semester in the N094 and N790 curricula. Course language is English. It provides an outline of the history and function of ethics committees, as well as an introduction to relevant international documents and legislation. Furthermore, the current guidelines of the Medical University of Vienna regarding good scientific practice (including definitions of scientific misbehavior) are presented. The lecture series consists of four lecture days and one exam day (written exam on the last day of the course).