Clinical Statistics for Nonstatisticians
This introductory course answers common questions and addresses topics such as confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, trial designs, and methods for establishing non-inferiority and equivalence. This course will increase the level of statistical knowledge of nonstatisticians so that collaborative efforts of statisticians and nonstatisticians on clinical investigative teams can be improved.
Join us at the co-located Boston DIA Member Appreciation Reception and Kickoff for DIA 2018 on August 14, 5:30-7:45PM!
What you will learn
- Emphasizes the basic statistical concepts relevant to clinical research
- Comparable to an introductory statistics course presented with limited use computational formulas
- Emphasizes thinking critically about data, making valid inferences, and understanding how statisticians are an essential element of clinical investigations
Who should attend?
- Clinical research professionals
- Administrative support for clinical development
- Finance professionals involved in clinical development and need to interact with project specialists
- Professionals who must understand and work with statisticians in clinical research
- Those with a basic understanding of clinical research and a fundamental exposure to statistics either through professional experience or formal study
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Recognize concepts such as variability, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and P-values and their applications to current projects
- Distinguish various study designs and identify techniques to avoid bias in current and new studies
- Discuss the importance of collaboration with statisticians when designing and interpreting results from clinical trials
- Demonstrate how to establish clinical non-inferiority and equivalence
- Effectively speak to co-workers and management using statistical terms
- Identify the statistician’s role in clinical research