Introduction to Biostatistics in Clinical Research
|Duration:||10 Modules of study; 1 Module /week; 3-5 hours/week|
|Audience:||Graduate students, clinicians, and post-docs interested in research design and biostatistics.|
This course provides an introduction to statistical concepts and techniques commonly encountered in medical research. Previous coursework in statistics or experience with statistical software packages are not a requirement. Topics to be discussed include study design, probability, comparing sample means and proportions, regression, survival analysis, and sample size/power calculations.
At the end of this course, learners should be able to:
- Demonstrate understanding of statistical concepts and techniques commonly encountered in medical research.
- Apply biostatistical knowledge to real-life problems in medical research.
- Demonstrate skills in the design and analysis of clinical trials.
- Ability to analyse and interpret the results of statistical analysis of biomedical data.