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Centralbahnstrasse 9, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

Clinical Statistics for Non-Statisticians Introduction to Medical Statistics

Information Date / Time: Venue: May 12, 2011 / 09.00a.m. - 05.00p.m.

BIOP Biometrical Practice AG Centralbahnstrasse 9 CH-4051 Basel CHF 950.00 + 7.6% VAT, including course material, lunch and certificate


Who would benefit from this course? The course is directed at professionals in the pharmaceutical industry with little or no experience of statistics in clinical research who wish to gain an elementary knowledge of the subject. Medical Documentalists, Data Managers, Clinical Research Associates, Medical Doctors, Physicians, Investigators, Clinical Trial Leaders etc. would benefit from the course, which is certified by the SwAPP (Swiss Association of Pharmaceutical Professionals). Agenda 9:00 10:45 Motivation, Overview of Statistics, Qualitative/Quantative data, Descriptive Statistics,

10:45 11:00 11:00 12:30

Coffee Break

Statistical inference: Estimatiom, Hypothesis testing, P-Value, Confidence interval, Significant Level, Type I / Type II error, Power, Multiple testing. 12:30 13:30 Lunch

13:30 15:00 Bayesian vs. Frequentist Statistics. Commonly used Statistical Methods: Chi-Square test, Fisher's Exact Test, Chi-Square Test for Trend, Mantel-Haenszel Method (Confoundking and Stratification), Student's t-Test, Wilcoxon Rank-Sum Test, Paired t-Test, Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Kruskal-Wallis Test. Paired vs. Unpaired Tests. Parametric vs. Non-Parametric Methods. 15:00 15:30 15:30 17:00 Survival Analysis: Censored/Incomplete Data, Kaplan-Meier Estimate, Statistical Tests for Equality over Strata, Hazard Ratio, Cox Regression. Coffee Break

Course instructor: Armin Gemperli, Ph.D. Epidemiology, M.Sc. Statistics

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