Introduction to medical statistics using R

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Introduction to medical statistics & analysis of health data using R – Thursday 8th and Friday 9th January 2015

The Department of Health Care Management and Policy are running at two day workshop entitled “”Introduction to medical statistics & analysis of health data using R”.

This course is for researchers, clinicians and health services analysts that want an intensive introduction to medical statistics and learn how to use R. R is a very powerful free statistical package you can continue to use after attending this course.

The topics covered using R will include:

  • Understanding how R works (its syntax)
  • Input of data sets
  • Descriptive statistics and visualising data
  • Statistical tests (parametric and non-parametric)
  • Correlation and linear regression
  • Logistic Regression
  • Study design
  • Principles of sample size calculation

Learning objectives: Through attendance at the course you will:

  • Access and buy viagra from britain download recommended versions of R and other add-on programs you can continue to use after the course without licence fees
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of some of the more common statistical methods involved in the analysis and interpretation of health data for research, more effective audit and analysis to support health service management
  • Gain expertise in the use of R statistical package analyse and present study data

Venue: Clinical Informatics & Health Outcomes Research Group Department of Health Care Management and Policy University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7PX, UK

The course is hosted by the Clinical Informatics and Health Outcomes Research group and is taught by leading informatics academics and we like it practitioners with International reputations including:

Professor Simon Jones (Course director), Dr John Williams, Dr Simon Hassan and Jeremy van Vlymen.

Prof Simon Jones (Course director)Simon is Head of Integrated Care Research and Professor of Epistemology. Prior to this he has held a number ofsenior posts in health care including Chief Statistician at Dr Foster Intelligence and a secondment as Head of

Analytics for the Centre for Workforce Intelligence for Health and Social Care.

Dr John Williams
John is a Clinical Informatician who has recently completed nine years as the diagnosis National Clinical Safety Lead to the English
GP2GP record transfer project.

Dr Simon HassanSimon is a salaried GP and a foundation doctor educational supervisor. He is also Chair of South West Lambeth

Integrated Care working for Southwark and Lambeth integrated care and cepamerica.edu.pe he collaborates with the Clinical Informatics

Research Group within the Department of Health Care Management & Policy on projects of clinical interest.

Jeremy van Vlymen
Jeremy works within the Department of Health Care and Policy as Research Fellow. Previously he worked in industry and finance developing and managing software systems for SMEs and global corporates.

Dates: 8th and 9th January 2015
Price: £250 Commercial, £150 NHS /Academic

Accommodation The University of Surrey will not be providing accomodation.

If you would like to book accommodation on campus visit the following website:
For availability please contact accommodation services on +44 (0)1483 68 2466
http://www.surrey.ac.uk/accommodation/visitors/index.htm

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How to apply for Intro to R

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