IPH 265 - Statistics and Clinical Research Methods
3 credit hours - 45 hours of lecture; one term.
Use meaningful data to explore concepts in probability and statistics including measures of central tendency and dispersion. Develop statistical literacy by studying graphical representations of data, discrete and continuous probability distributions, and sampling techniques and theory. Construct and interpret confidence intervals, find lines of best-fit, and perform hypothesis tests for means, proportions, and independence. Understand the use and appropriateness of common biostatistics methods and epidemiologic approaches employed by healthcare professions as a basis for clinical judgement. Explore empirical data regarding medicine and patient care, as well as data used in the surveillance and investigation of health-related states of events. Use required technology throughout the course for statistical analyses.
Prerequisite(s): MAT 145 and MAT 146 or MAT 151 or higher level math