Selection of participants

Upon completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Explain why it is important to develop detailed and specific eligibility criteria in a clinical trial
  • Describe advantages and disadvantages of defining a broader versus narrower population in a trial
  • Describe at least three appropriate reasons for excluding participants from a clinical trial.

Written by:

Alison Huang

Biography :

Alison Huang is a associate 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

04 Feb 2016

Last updated

04 Feb 2016