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Science - Course - Medical Statistics

  • Course Code: STAT615
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3crs.)
  • Course Type: Pathway: Health (PH)

Course Description

This course seeks to fulfill the need in the clinical community to better understand medical statistics as it pertains to practicing evidence based medicine, communicating treatment outcome probability to patients and interpreting the results of studies and scientific papers, and in turn improving quality of patient care. Topics: Uses and abuses of medical statistics, Survival analysis, Reliability and methods comparison studies, Observational studies, The randomized controlled trial, Common pitfalls. Textbook: Medical Statistics: A Textbook for the Health Sciences, 4th Edition.