P.Mean: Tentative training schedule (created 2009-08-31, revised 2009-09-12).

I've been asked to develop a series of training classes, which I may also use as a series of monthly webinars (web seminars). Here's a first draft. All classes are two hours long. Classes are self-contained and do not need to be taken in the order listed below. There are no prerequisites other than the ability to use a pocket calculator.

October 2009 : What do all these numbers mean? P-values and confidence intervals and the Bayesian alternative. Based on Chapter 6 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand22.asp and new material. In this class you will learn how to:

November 2009: What do all these numbers mean? Sensitivity, specificity, and the likelihood ratio. Based largely on Chapter 6 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand21.asp and www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand24.asp. In this class, you will learn how to:

Based largely on Chapter 6 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand21.asp and www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand24.asp.

December 2009: What do all these numbers mean? Odds ratios, relative risks, and number needed to treat. Based largely on Chapter 6 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand23.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

January 2010: What do all these numbers mean? Linear and logistic regression coefficients. Based largely on Chapter 6 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand25.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

February 2010: Evidence Based Medicine: Randomization. Based largely on Chapter 1 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand32a.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

March 2010: Evidence Based Medicine: Observational studies. Based largely on Chapter 1 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand32b.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

April 2010: Evidence Based Medicine: Statistical adjustments to control for bias. Based largely on Chapter 1 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand32c.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

May 2010: Evidence Based Medicine: Exclusions and dropouts in clinical trials. Based largely on Chapter 2 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand33.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

June 2010: Evidence Based Medicine: Clinical significance. Based largely on Chapter 3 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand34.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

September 2010: Evidence Based Medicine: Bias and fraud in research studies. Based on new material and on Chapter 4 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand36.asp and www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand72.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

October 2010: Evidence Based Medicine: Publication bias in systematic overviews. Based largely on Chapter 5 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand35.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

November 2010: Evidence Based Medicine: Heterogeneity in systematic overviews. Based largely on Chapter 5 of Statistical Evidence and on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand35.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

December 2010: Your first three steps in writing a research protocol. Based largely on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand42.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

January 2011: Your first three steps in selecting a sample size. Based largely on www.pmean.com/09/AppropriateSampleSize.html. In this class you will learn how to:

February 2011: Your first three steps in data entry and documentation. Based largely on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand01.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

March 2011: Your first three steps in a descriptive data analysis. Based largely on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand02.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

April 2011: Your first three steps in a linear regression analysis. Based largely on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand03.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

May 2011: Your first three steps in a logistic regression analysis. Based largely on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand04.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

June 2011: Your first three steps in a survival data analysis. Based largely on www.cmh.edu/stats/training/hand05.asp. In this class you will learn how to:

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