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Clinical Statistics for Non-Statisticians

Oct 23 2014 7:30AM - Oct 24 2014 4:30PM | Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum 97 Cromwell Road London SW7 4DN United Kingdom

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Overview 

This course is designed to be an introduction of basic statistical concepts fundamental to clinical research, for professionals who have regular exposure to statistics either through studies or professional experience. The materials cover many key statistical topics, such as the interpretation of odds ratios and hazard ratios, meta-analysis and non-inferiority studies. While the course includes a few formulae for individuals who are interested in computational details, the course emphasises the application of statistical concepts to clinical investigation.

What You Will Learn 

Basic statistical principles pertinent to clinical research.

Who Should Attend 

This course will particularly benefit professionals who must understand and work with statistical concepts related to clinical research. It assumes a basic understanding of statistics (either through professional experience or studies) roughly equivalent to an introductory statistics course.

Learning Objectives 

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

  • Discuss basic statistical concepts such as variability, confidence intervals, hypotheses testing and P-values
  • Use basic statistical terminology with ease
  • Distinguish various study designs and identify techniques to avoid bias
  • Recognise critical statistical issues in design and analysis
  • Differentiate between a superiority and a non-inferiority design and know how each design should be reported

Participants will complete a knowledge check at the end of the course and will be provided with feedback to ensure learning objectives are attained.

Hotel & Travel 

The DIA has blocked a limited number of rooms at the following hotel:

Holiday Inn London – Kensington Forum
97 Cromwell Road
SW7 4DN London
United Kingdom

Tel.: +44 207 341 8000
Website: http://www.hikensingtonforumhotel.co.uk/

at the rate of:
GBP 165.00 per room/night inclusive of breakfast and VAT.

In order to make your reservation, please contact the hotel directly at + 44 (0) 207 341 3355 and quote the booking reference ZO1.

Important: The room rate is available until 22 September 2014 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Contact Information 

Registration Questions
Phone.: +41 61 225 51 51
Fax: +41 61 225 51 52
Monday-Friday 8:00-17:00 CET
diaeurope@diaeurope.org

Agenda and Event Logistics
Magdalena Lewandowska, Event Manager
Phone: +41 61 225 51 65
Fax: +41 61 225 51 52
magdalena.lewandowska@diaeurope.org

 

 

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Agenda  

Day 1 Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

  • 7:30AM - 8:30AM (GMT Standard Time)

    REGISTRATION
  • 8:30AM - 9:00AM (GMT Standard Time)

    WELCOME AND COURSE OBJECTIVES
  • 9:00AM - 10:00AM (GMT Standard Time)

    Session 1: BASIC STATISTICAL CONCEPTS
  • 10:00AM - 10:30AM (GMT Standard Time)

    COFFEE BREAK
  • 10:30AM - 11:30AM (GMT Standard Time)

    Session 2: TRIAL OBJECTIVES
  • 11:30AM - 12:30PM (GMT Standard Time)

    Session 3: STUDY DESIGN
  • 12:30PM - 1:30PM (GMT Standard Time)

    LUNCH
  • 1:30PM - 3:00PM (GMT Standard Time)

    Session 3 continued: STUDY DESIGN
  • 3:00PM - 3:30PM (GMT Standard Time)

    COFFEE BREAK
  • 3:30PM - 5:00PM (GMT Standard Time)

    Session 4: MAKING DECISIONS
  • 5:00PM - 5:15PM (GMT Standard Time)

    WRAP-UP OF DAY ONE
  • 5:15PM - 6:15PM (GMT Standard Time)

    DRINKS RECEPTION

Day 2 Friday, Oct 24, 2014

  • 8:30AM - 9:00AM (GMT Standard Time)

    Session 5: RECAP
  • 9:00AM - 10:00AM (GMT Standard Time)

    Session 6: INTERPRETING STATISTICS
  • 10:00AM - 10:30AM (GMT Standard Time)

    COFFEE BREAK
  • 10:30AM - 11:30AM (GMT Standard Time)

    Session 6 continued: INTERPRETING STATISTICS
  • 11:30AM - 12:30PM (GMT Standard Time)

    Session 7: META ANALYSIS
  • 12:30PM - 1:30PM (GMT Standard Time)

    LUNCH
  • 1:30PM - 3:45PM (GMT Standard Time)

    Session 8: CRITICAL LITERATURE REVIEW
  • 3:45PM - 4:00PM (GMT Standard Time)

    WRAP-UP AND FEEDBACK
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM (GMT Standard Time)

    COURSE ASSESSMENT

Registration Fees 

Member

Charitable Nonprofit/Academia Member
€710.00
Member Government
€710.00
Member Standard
€1420.00

Non-Member

Charitable Nonprofit/Academia Nonmember
€840.00
NonMember Government
€840.00
NonMember Standard
€1550.00
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CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations must be made in writing and received at the DIA office five working days prior to the event start date. Full event cancellations are subject to an administrative fee:

  • Industry (Member/Non-member) = €200.00
  • Academia/Charitable/Government /Non-profit (Full-Time) (Member/Non-member) = €100.00
  • Tutorial cancellation: €50.00

If you do not cancel five working days prior to the event start date and do not attend, you will be responsible for the full registration fee. DIA reserves the right to alter the venue and dates if necessary. If an event is cancelled DIA is not responsible for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registered attendees. Registered attendees are responsible for cancelling their own hotel and travel reservations.

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