P.Mean: Statistical Literacy for Medical Librarians (created 2010-02-10).

I will be offering a series of one hour courses, Statistical Literacy for Medical Librarians: Swimming in a Whirlpool of Conflicting Medical Claims. These courses are open to members of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) MidContinental Region (MCR). Here are the topics of the five classes

1. Show me your proof: Confidence intervals and p-values. Wednesday, April 7, noon-1pm, CDT. The material for this class has been archived. There are two webpages, P.Mean: Interpreting p-values in a published abstract, part 1 (created 2010-04-14) and P.Mean: Quiz about p-values (created 2010-04-14) that I wrote afterwards to elaborate a bit on topics raised during the webinar.

2. How bad is it, really? Measures of risk. Wednesday, April 21, noon-1pm, CDT. The material for this class has been archived.

3. Putting your life in the hands of a coin: Randomized trials. Wednesday, May 5, noon-1pm, CDT. The material for this class has been archived.

4. It's just what the doctor ordered. Observational studies. Wednesday, May 19, noon-1pm, CDT. The material for this class has been archived.

5. How it all fits together: Systematic overviews and meta-analysis. Wednesday, June 2, noon-1pm, CDT. The material for this class has been archived.

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