Learn data analysis for medical research with practical hands-on examples using R Commander.
Want to learn how to analyze real-world medical data, but unsure where to begin? This Applied Biostatistics course provides an introduction to important topics in medical statistical concepts and reasoning. Each topic will be introduced with examples from published clinical research papers; and all homework assignments will expose learner to hands-on data analysis using real-life datasets. This course also represents an introduction to basic epidemiological concepts covering study designs and sample size computation. Open-source, easy-to-use software will be used such as R Commander and PS sample size software.
What you'll learn:
- Important topics in medical statistical concepts and reasoning
This class presents the fundamental probability and statistical concepts used in elementary data analysis. It will be taught at an introductory level for students with junior or senior college-level mathematical training including a working knowledge of calculus. A small amount of linear algebra and programming are useful for the class, but not required.
Capacita a estudiantes y profesionales de la salud para identificar los distintos tipos de diseño de estudio, así como las herramientas disponibles de bioestadística en la investigación epidemiológica.