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Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 9-10 am CST

Helena CorreiaCross-Cultural Use of PROMIS: Translatability, Translation and Cultural Adaptation
Instructor: Helena Correia, Lic
Northwestern University

In this workshop you will become familiar with…
1)     translatability assessment methods to ensure that survey instruments are appropriate for translation into other languages and for use in multicultural contexts;
2)     the steps of a rigorous translation methodology (ex: the one used by the PROMIS®, FACIT, Neuro-QoL and NIH Toolbox measurement systems);
3)     the purpose of cognitive debriefing in linguistic validation and cultural adaptation, and how to conduct it.

Expect homework!  Registrants will receive a link to a video recording to review prior to the workshop. The instructor will use the workshop time to facilitate group discussion and Q&A.

Click to register  $39

 

Thursday, October 21, 2021, 9-10 am CST
Richard Gershon, PhD
Introduction to IRT, CATs, and PROMIS

Instructor: Richard Gershon, PhD
Northwestern University

In this workshop you will become familiar with...

1) the growing emphasis on patient-centered care and the demand for high-quality data from patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures.

2) the theory and rigorous methodology used in developing Item Response Theory (IRT) and Computer Adaptive Testing (CATs) for PROMIS measures and testing their validity.

3) how IRT offers promise for addressing practical measurement problems in health-related research that have been difficult to solve through classical methods.

Expect homework!  Registrants will receive a link to a video recording to review prior to the workshop. The instructor will use the workshop time to facilitate group discussion and Q&A.

Click to register  $39

 

Friday, October 22, 2021, 9 -10 am CST
Michelle Langer, PhD
Implementing PROMIS in Clinical Practice

Instructor: Michelle Langer, PhD
Northwestern University

In this workshop you will become familiar with...

1)  guidance and resources on clinical implementation now available at HealthMeasures.net

2)  steps needed to move from PROMIS basics to implementation in clinical practice

3)  advantages of several administration platforms available to implement HealthMeasures

4)  considerations to inform your choice of administration platform

Expect homework!  Registrants will receive links to a video recording and other resources to review in advance of the workshop. The instructor will use the workshop time to facilitate discussion and Q&A.

Click to register  $39