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Biostatistics Advanced in Clinical and Translational Research

Faculty of Medicine

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Academic year

2012-2013

Course Type

Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded

Diploma/Certificate

Duration

54 HORAS

ECTS Credits

2.0

General Objectives of the Course
Learning advanced theoretical concepts and their practical application in SPSS:
- Know how to evaluate the quality of a diagnostic test and concordance of results
- Mastering the concepts of clinical risk
- Mastering the concepts of survival
- Become familiar with advanced concepts of design of a clinical trial as a power, missing values, multiple comparisons or confounding variables
- Know how to use advanced tools of inferential analysis based on the general linear model.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
Know how to evaluate the quality of a diagnostic test and concordance of results;
- Mastering the concepts of clinical risk;
- Mastering the concepts of survival;
- Become familiar with advanced concepts of design of a clinical trial as a power, missing values, multiple comparisons or confounding variables;
- Know how to use advanced tools of inferential analysis based on the general linear model.
Mode of Study
Face-to-face
Admission Requirements

Applicants must be aged 18 years or over

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Regulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Scale 0 to 20, obtained at the final evaluation test.
Graduation Requirements

During the course, which will take place on Fridays afternoon (3 sessions), theoretical subjects are taught in lectures and then applied in the following practical lessons, with the aid of SPSS. At the end (4th session) there will be an examination, where both theoretical and practical knowledge will be tested. Students who pass the examination will receive a certificate.