October 27-31 , 2014
The purpose of the short course is to help participants understand some basic statistical concepts and develop a strategy for approaching a simple data analysis. The course will introduce basic concepts such as hypothesis testing and confidence interval estimation. It will provide the tools to undertake a simple analysis of a dataset using STATA software and include some helpful hints and tips for reading and understanding reported statistics.
Who can participate?
This short course is aimed at those who have either never undertaken a formal biostatistics course, or who may have studied some statistics in the past but wish to undertake a refresher. It is also ideal for statistical novices who may have never had any formal training but are starting to encounter statistics in their work and wish to gain some insight. The short course is intended for medical doctors, nurses, clinicians, epidemiologists, psychologists, physiotherapists, biochemists, statisticians, social scientists, public health researchers and PhD
Course Fee and Accommodation
Course fee Rs. 5,500/- (Five Thousand and Five Hundred) should be paid in full by 20th October 2014. Payments can be made by Demand Draft in favor of “Christian Medical College Vellore Association Account”, Payable at Vellore. Course fee includes Course Material, Lunch and Refreshments. Participants will have to bear their own expenses for travel, boarding and lodging. Organizers may arrange basic accommodation with AC facility in the college campus on request (first come–first served basis). Only limited accommodation is available and priority will be given to female participants.