Advanced Clinical Statistics for Non-Statisticians

Date(s) And Time(s):
Sep 29 2010 8:30AM - Sep 30 2010 2:30PM

Drug Information Association, Inc.
800 Enterprise Rd Ste 200,
Horsham, PA 19044-3509

Interest Area(s):
Clinical Safety/Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Research, Medical Writing, Regulatory Affairs


The Most Cost-effective Statistics Course Available!

This course answers common questions and addresses topics such as modeling, multiplicity adjustments, noninferiority, data mining, adaptive designs, Bayesian principles, and survival methods. 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.


· Statistical modeling

· Bayesian principles and adaptive designs

· Multiplicity adjustments: why, when, and how

· Survival analysis

· Design and analysis of equivalence/noninferiority trials

Learning Objectives:

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

Use statistics to make better decisions in the drug development process
Describe what a statistical model can and cannot do in terms of trial creation and management
Recognize why multiplicity adjustments may be necessary and identify the pros and cons of these adjustment methods
Design clinical equivalent and non-inferiority clinical trials
Discuss issues surrounding the bases of Bayesian analyses
Describe how survival analyses can be adapted
Effectively speak to co-workers and management using advanced statistical terms to explain your point

Target Audience:

· Those who have completed "Clinical Statistics for Nonstatisticians"

· Decision-makeres who use statistics to analyze studies

· Project managers

· Administrative support staff

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Contact Information:

For detailed program information including faculty and topics, please contact:
Susan Mazak
Tel. +1-215-442-6183