Introduction to Randomized Blinded Trials

Upon completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Define randomized blinded trials
  • Explain how to design RBTs
  • Describe how to choose the intervention and control conditions
  • Describe how to define outcomes and adverse effects
  • Describe how to select participants
  • Describe how to measure baseline and outcome variables
  • Evaluate approaches to randomizing and blinding.


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ and UCSF 4 credits, 4:00 hours The BMJ and UCSF have assigned 4 hours of credit to this module.

Release date

04 Sep 2015