PRECIS Tool: Understanding your Research Intentions, the Pragmatic-Explanatory Continuum
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is hosting an in-depth methodological webinar on Thursday, December 11th from 1:30-3:00pm ET. This webinar will focus on the pragmatic-explanatory continuum indicator summary (PRECIS) tool. Kevin Thorpe, MMath, will discuss the development of the tool and the methods for its use by trialists to determine whether one’s research design decisions are consistent with the stated purpose of one’s research trial.
Moderator: Rebecca Roper, MS, MPH, Director, Practice-Based Research Network Initiative, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
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 credits.
Critical Reference Material:
- Thorpe KE, Zwarenstein M, Oxman AD, Treweek S, Furberg CD, Altman DG, …& Chalkidou K. (2009). A pragmatic-explanatory continuum indicator summary (PRECIS): a tool to help trial designers. CMAJ 12;180(10):E47-57. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.090523.
- Thorpe KE, Zwarenstein M, Oxman AD, Treweek S, Furberg CD, Altman DG…& Chalkidou K. (2009). A pragmatic-explanatory continuum indicator summary (PRECIS): a tool to help trial designers. J Clin Epidemiol, 62(5):464-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2008.12.011.
- Presentation slides (PDF - 933 KB)