Subjects and variables

Upon completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Define sample and population, and describe how sample and population inform all clinical research
  • Identify criteria for a target population
  • Compare and contrast approaches to sampling
  • Describe several strategies for recruiting a sample of subjects.

Written by:

Douglas Bauer

Biography :

Douglas Bauer is a professor at the School of Medicine, UCSF.


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module
BMJ and UCSF 4 credits, 4:00 hours The BMJ and UCSF have assigned 4 hours of credit to this module.

Release date

03 Feb 2016

Last updated

03 Feb 2016