Scientific Training 2

Course Code :1004GENGE2
Study domain:Medicine
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Faculty decision based on student file
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Joost Weyler

3. Course contents *


- Introduction to epidemiology and medical statistics
- From research question over research object to research protocol: diagnosis, prognosis and
  etiognosis
- The relation between the theoretical population and the study population
- Sampling and the consequential random error
- Descriptive statistics: the presentation of test results
- Frequency of occurrence for events and states: prevalence, incidence and survival analysis
- Inferential statistics: the reporting of simple associations
- Diagnosis: about cut-offs and prevalence functions
- Prognosis: interventional and descriptive prognostic research