Pragmatic Clinical Trials

This certificate course is part of the AbSPORU Leadership in Patient-Oriented Research Microcredential.

September 6, 2023 - January 12, 2024


Format and Workload Expectations

Delivered fully online, this course starts with a half-day orientation webinar, and ends with a 2-hour wrap-up webinar. In between, weekly modules offer a mix of live lunch-and-learn webinars and asynchronous content and activities you can access anytime. A project-based group assignment is a key learning activity. This course is delivered over 16 weeks, with external content integrated into the program. It is anticipated that learners will spend approximately 3-4 hours per week on the required activities.

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University of Calgary Foothills Campus
3330 Hospital Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 4N1


College Plaza
1702, 8215 112 St NW
Edmonton, AB T6G 2C8

Land Acknowledgment

The Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit operates on and acknowledges the lands that are the traditional and ancestral territory of many peoples, presently subject to Treaties 6, 7, and 8. Namely: the Blackfoot Confederacy – Kainai, Piikani, and Siksika – the Cree, Dene, Saulteaux, Nakota Sioux, Stoney Nakoda, and the Tsuu T’ina Nation and the Métis People of Alberta. This includes the Métis Settlements and the Métis Nation of Alberta. We acknowledge the many First Nations, Métis and Inuit who have lived in and cared for these lands for generations. We make this acknowledgment as a reaffirmation of our shared commitment towards reconciliation, and as part of AbSPORU’s mandate towards fostering health system transformation.