The objective of the workshop is to highlight the importance of scales and measurements in the field of health sciences, and to enlighten the statistical techniques in understanding the concept of measuring health. The course is intended to explain the concepts of validity and reliability, along with the basic computational techniques using SPSS/STATA and interpretation of statistical tools related to it. In addition, the group discussions based on the published papers will be made for the clear understanding of the concept to the participants.
Who can participate?
will be more suitable for those working in medical, dental, nursing science professionals including clinicians, psychiatrists, nursing
researchers, social scientists, psychologists, physiotherapists,
statisticians, PhD students,
and public health researchers, as the workshop will be more focused on
the importance of scales and measurements in health sciences.
should have their own laptops with SPSS installed for the practical
Note: Some of the procedures which cannot be done in SPSS will be done using STATA (eg: Weighted kappa and diagnostic test statistics)
Course fee Rs. 6,000/- (Six Thousand only -Inclusive of 18% GST) should be paid in full by 08th March 2015. Payments can be made by Demand Draft in favor of “Christian Medical College Vellore Association Account”, Payable at Vellore. The number of participants is limited to 40 and registration will be done on first come first served basis. 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 A/C facility in the college campus on request. Only limited accommodation is available and hence the preference will be given to the female participants. Also, list of hotels in Vellore has been provided below. Those who would like to stay outside, please contact them directly to book your accommodation.