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Clinical Statistics for Nonstatisticians

Sep 15 2014 8:30AM - Sep 16 2014 3:15PM | Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Ctr. 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852 USA

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Overview 

This course answers common questions and addresses topics such as confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, trial designs, and methods for establishing non-inferiority.  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.

Course Level: Beginner

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

Learning Objectives 

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

Special Offers 

Group Discounts Available! Register 3 and Get the 4th FREE!

Hotel & Travel 

Hotel and Course Location / Information

Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
A limited number of rooms are available at the reduced rate shown below (DIA rate is guaranteed until August 18, 2014, or until room block is filled). Attendees must make their own hotel reservations. When calling the hotel please indicate you are attending a DIA training course under a Group reservation.

Standard Room Rate $219

Hotel Address: 1750 Rockville Pike
Rockville,  Maryland,  20852-1699, 
TEL: 1-301-468-1100 FAX: 1-301-468-0308
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The most convenient airport is Washington Dulles Airport and attendees should make both airline and hotel reservations as early as possible.

Contact Information 

Registration Questions
Toll Free 1.888.257.6457
Phone +1.215.6100
Fax +1.215.442.6199
Monday-Friday 8:30AM-8:00PM ET
CustomerService@diahome.org

Agenda and Event Logistics
Susan Berkelbach, Event Planner
Phone +1.215.442.6183
Fax +1.215.442.6199
Susan.Berkelbach@diahome.org

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Continuing Education 

The Drug Information Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The Drug Information Association designates this educational activity for up to 12.50 contact hours or 1.25 CEUs. Type of Activity: Knowledge
Pharmacy Credit Allocation
Day 1: 0286-0000-14-0006-L04-P, 6.75 contact hours or .675 CEUs:
Day 2: 286-0000-14-007-L04-P, 5.75 contact hours or .575 CEUs:

ACPE CREDIT REQUEST UPDATE
DIA is required by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to report pharmacy-requested CEUs through the CPE Monitor system. All ACPE-certified activity credit requests need to be submitted through DIA’s My Transcript within 45-days post activity. Pharmacists will need to provide their National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) e-Profile ID and date of birth (MMDD) to ensure the data is submitted to the ACPE and NABP properly. If you need to obtain your NABP e-Profile, please visit www.cpemonitor.net.

Drug Information Association has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

As an IACET Authorized Provider, Drug Information Association offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Drug Information Association is authorized by IACET to offer 1.3 CEUs for this program. Participants must attend the entire program in order to be able to receive an IACET statement of credit. No partial credit will be awarded.

This program is part of DIA’s Certificate Program and is awarded the following.
• Clinical Research Certificate Program: 8 Core Units each

For more information go to www.diahome.org/certificateprograms

Name Credit Type Max Credits CEU
Clinical Statistics for Nonstatisticians ACPE 12.50 1.250
Clinical Statistics for Nonstatisticians IACET 12.50 1.300

Disclosure Policy:

It is DIA policy that anyone in a position to control the content of a continuing education activity must disclose to the program audience (1) any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation and/or the educational activity, and (2) discussions of unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or medical devices. Disclosure statements will be included in the course materials.

Statement of Credit:

If you would like to receive a statement of credit, you must attend the activity, sign-in at the DIA registration desk, and complete the online credit request process through My Transcript at www.diahome.org . Participants will be able to download a statement of credit upon successful submission of the credit request. My Transcript will be available for credit requests two weeks after the last day of the activity.
Please note: If you do not sign-in, you will not receive CE credit as partial credit will not be awarded.

To view DIA’s Grievance Policy, please visit the CE page on the DIA website at www.diahome.org/CE

Registration Fees 

Member

Charitable Nonprofit/Academia Member
$810.00
Member Government
$810.00
Member Standard
$1475.00

Non-Member

Charitable Nonprofit/Academia Nonmember
$1035.00
NonMember Government
$1035.00
NonMember Standard
$1700.00
Group Discounts

Printable Registration Form

Register 3 individuals from the same company and receive complimentary registration for a 4th! All 4 individuals must register and prepay at the same time – no exceptions. DIA will apply the value of the lowest applicable fee to this complimentary registration; it does NOT include fees for optional events or DIA membership. You may substitute group participants of the same membership status at any time; however, administrative fees may be incurred. Group registration is not available online and does not apply to the already discounted fees for government or charitable nonprofit/academia.

To take advantage of this offer, please make a copy of this registration form for EACH of the four registrants from your company. Include the names of all four group registrants on each of the forms and return them together to DIA.

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