Upon completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Define blinding and identify ways to blind many interventions
  • Identify three ways that blinding minimizes potential bias for
  • Identify four types of interventions that cannot be blinded
  • Describe strategies to implement if the study cannot be blinded.

Written by:

Deborah Grady

Biography :

Deborah Grady is a professor at the School of Medicine, associate dean of clinical and translational research, and co-director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, 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