This course introduces students to the use of statistics as a tool for research in the health sciences. Topics covered include experimental design, standard and requirements of ethical research, descriptive statistics (organization and presentation of data), probability (discrete/continuous), estimation (confidence intervals and sample size), hypothesis testing (involving means and proportions), and linear regression (least squares fit and associated confidence/prediction intervals).
This online Learning Hub (D2L) course is for students in the Cardiology Diploma program. Students are responsible for ensuring prerequisite courses are completed PRIOR to registration. See course description for a list of individual prerequisites. IMPORTANT NOTE: Students may register for individual courses outside of the program (i.e. continuing education credits). Registration does not imply admission to the program. This course may be subject to cancellation if registration numbers are low.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Apply appropriate statistical methods to problems arising in the health sciences.
Interpret the statistical results commonly quoted in the professional research literature.
Effective as of Fall 2011
CARD 1187 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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