Clinical Statistics for Nonstatisticians

Date(s) And Time(s):
Sep 27 2010 8:30AM - Sep 28 2010 3:15PM

Drug Information Association, Inc.
800 Enterprise Rd Ste 200,
Horsham, PA 19044-3509

Interest Area(s):
Clinical Safety/Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Research, Medical Writing, Regulatory Affairs


Fundamentals of Statistics for Clinical Research Professionals

Learn the basic statistical concepts fundamental to clinical research, including how to apply statistical concepts to clinical investigation.


· Basic statistical concepts such as variability, confidence intervals, hypotheses testing, and P-values

· Various study designs and techniques to avoid bias

· How to design a study with decreased variability and increased precision

· Clinical equivalence

· How to use basic statistical terminology with ease

· Statistician's role in clinical research

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

Apply concepts such as variability, confidence intervals, hypotheses testing, and P-values to current projects to make better decisions faster
Distinguish various study designs and identify techniques to avoid bias in current and new studies
Summarize why and how to work in concert with statisticians to design clinical trials
Demonstrate how to establish clinical equivalence
Effectively speak to co-workers and management using statistical terms to explain your point
Discuss the statistician's role in clinical research

Target Audience:

Professionals who work with statistical concepts related to clinical research
Administrative support staff
Professionals involved in the financing of clinical trials and research

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For detailed program information including faculty and topics, please contact:
Susan Mazak
Tel. +1-215-442-6183