AOPEER Principles of Clinical Research
Fribourg, Switzerland
25 Oct 2019 - 26 Oct 2019
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Learning objectives
Explain the importance of doing research and the link to evidence-based medicine.
Apply the basic principles of literature search and critical appraisal.
Follow GCP guidelines and adhere to ethical requirements, eg, informed consent.
Identify a clinical problem, formulate a clinical research question, and select the study design.
Collaborate with a statistician to perform sample size calculation and basic statistical analyses.
Describe the principles of medical writing.
Utilize available research environment, resources, and tools.
Type AOTrauma / AO partner event
Level Principles
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope International
Academic status Peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience Clinical investigations, Education/teaching, Research
Closing date25 Oct 2019
Available places22
Online registrationClick here to register
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Swiss Francs 600.00 CHF
Available discounts Amount %
Member discount -120.00 CHF 20% available until 26 Oct 2019
Special discount -120.00 CHF 20% available until 26 Oct 2019
Related event discount -60.00 CHF 10%
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Payment options and information
CHF 600.00 for non-AO members
CHF 480.00 for AO members
CHF 480.00 for employees of the HFR Fribourg
CHF 540.00 for SwAPP members

Hotel booking:

The NH Hotel Fribourg offers a special price for course attendees:

CHF 150.90 for a double room (single use only) with city view inclusive breakfast
The tourism fee of CHF 3.10 per night and guest will be charged during the stay

Please mention AO Foundation when booking per email or phone to receive the discount.
Included services
Coffee breaks
Course materials



- 16 points from swiss orthopaedics

- 12 credits of the SGC / SSC (Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Chirurgie)

- An application to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) has been made

Ms Marina Meuwly
Project Coordinator Clinical Education
Clavadelerstrasse 1
7270 Davos
AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation
HFR Fribourg - Hopital cantonal
NH Hotel Fribourg