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Training Course in Introduction to Clinical and Translacional Bioestatistics

Faculty of Medicine

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Academic year

2013-2014

Course Type

Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded

Diploma/Certificate

Duration

54 HORAS

ECTS Credits

2.0

General Objectives of the Course
Learning basic theoretical concepts and their practical application in SPSS:
- Know how to summarise relevant information in a clinical research project, using descriptive statistics
- Master the concepts of probability as applied to biomedical research
- Acquire the ability to use inference analyses so as to make decisions about hypothesis in the context of clinical research
- Master hypothesis tests for one or more samples, using both parametric and non-parametric tests
- Know how to use hypothesis tests for categorical data
- Master the study of association between variables, using regression and correlation
- Know how to apply some inference tools for multiple samples.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
- Know how to summarise relevant information in a clinical research project, using descriptive statistics
- Master the concepts of probability as applied to biomedical research
- Acquire the ability to use inference analyses so as to make decisions about hypothesis in the context of clinical research
- Master hypothesis tests for one or more samples, using both parametric and non-parametric tests
- Know how to use hypothesis tests for categorical data
- Master the study of association between variables, using regression and correlation
- Know how to apply some inference tools for multiple samples.
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.