Descriptive Statistics and Methodology for the Medical Sciences
Descriptive statistics is the process by which gathered information is displayed, analysed and summarised. The application of descriptive statistics to the medical sciences is a fundamental skill that is required to understand, interpret and communicate the meaning of the basic features of the data from the scientific results. In this workshop you will learn and apply descriptive statistical methods to analyse data related to the medical sciences. You will be helped to overcome the challenges that these Units of study present such as:
1) Which graph to use?
2) What is the most appropriate way to display data?
3) What is the best interpretation of the data you have collected?
At the end of this workshop after the assessment you will feel more knowledgeable and confident in Descriptive Statistics.
8:30am - Registration and Networking (Refreshments)
9:00 - 9:45am Overview of the Scientific Method
10:00am - 10:45am Hypotheses
11:00 - 11:45am Data analysis I
12:00 - 1pm Networking and luncheon
1:00 to 1:45pm – Data analysis II
2:00 -2:45pm Interpretation
3:00 - 3:45pm Practice exam
In this session, we will be following exam conditions while performing a sample exam. The exam will contain practice short answer questions and multiple-choice questions. Your exam will be marked and returned to you with some feedback.
4:00 - 4:30pm Networking (Refreshments and light fare)