Advanced Methods for Primary Care Research: The Stepped Wedge Design

Date: 
February 27, 2015 01:30 PM to 03:00 PM EST
Presenters: 
Miriam Dickinson, PhD, University of Colorado; Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, PhD, McGill University; Bethany Kwan, PhD, MSPH, University of Colorado and CaReNet PBRN; and Christopher Meaney, MSc, University of Toronto
Description: 

The AHRQ’s Practice-Based Research Network Resource Center hosted a webinar on Friday, February 27th from 1:30pm-3:00pm EST. This presentation, based on a NAPCRG 2014 workshop presentation, outlined key features of the stepped wedge design; discussed issues and challenges around implementing stepped wedge designs in primary care based studies; and offered creative applications of methods and creative solutions to these unique challenges.

This Live series activity, AHRQ Practice-Based Research Network Resource Center National Webinars, from 09/10/2014 - 09/10/2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This webinar has been approved for 1.25 elective CME credit(s).

Moderator: Rebecca Roper, MS, MPH, Director, Practice-Based Research Network Initiative, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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