Domains

Trial methodolology and design, statistical analysis and ethics
Trial methodolology and design, statistical analysis and ethics

GCP courses, statistics including Bayesian adaptive trial design, advice on trial design and ethics submissions. Interpretation of meta-analysis, systematic reviews.
Biology of infectious agents, emerging infections, principles of epidemiology and transmission
Biology of infectious agents, emerging infections, principles of epidemiology and transmission

Basic science, vectors, omics, animal studies. Translational studies, host responses, lessons for clinicians from basic science.
Standard operating procedures, trial protocols
Standard operating procedures, trial protocols

Diagnostics and interpretation of results. Processing of specimens, specimen transportation and storage. Case definitions.
Clinical management, infection control, prevention measures, clinical evidence base
Clinical management, infection control, prevention measures, clinical evidence base

In primary care, secondary care, paediatric and ICU clinical management aspects, medical therapies and vaccines. Clinical algorithm repository.
Global aspects, outbreak response modes, medical ethics
Global aspects, outbreak response modes, medical ethics

Management in low/medium/high resource settings, health economics of pandemics. Ethical aspects.
Clinical information sharing networks/platforms.
Patient/public education, communication strategies, policy-shaping
Patient/public education, communication strategies, policy-shaping

Sociology and psychological aspects for public and staff. Social networking for research and clinical teams. Shaping policy.


CREATE

An Educational Needs Assessment identified the training and education requirements of all workpackages and clinical networks. Education requirements fit into six domains and cover areas as diverse as epidemiology, statistics, infection control, trial methodology, communication to the public, and lessons learnt from previous pandemics/epidemics.