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MATH 7042 - Statistics and Research Methods for Allied Health

Mathematics Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course covers statistical data treatment and decision making with an emphasis in medical imaging. Topics include modeling with probability distributions (binomial, normal), statistical inference (estimation and hypothesis testing, p-values), regression and correlation. Applications include descriptive presentations and experimental design.

Prerequisite(s)

Acceptance into BCIT Bachelor of Health or Pre-Calculus 12 (73%) or equivalent, or BCIT Math 0001 or Math 0120.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$631.74

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 43178

Mon Sep 10 - Fri Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 30 Online

Instructor

Laura Billing

Course Outline

Cost

$631.74

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be set dates for assignments and exams.***
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 83302

Mon Jan 07 - Thu Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 28 Online

Instructor

Laura Billing

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$631.74

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be set dates for assignments and exams.***
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Evaluate different types of clinical studies in the context of medical research.
  • Discuss different research methodologies used in evidence based practice.
  • Analyse statistical data and summarize using standard measures such as mean, median and standard deviation.
  • Present data in a graphical form, such as a histogram or boxplot, to provide a summary of large data sets.
  • Determine the risk of a false test result using basic probability theory and Bayes' theorem.
  • Interpret the results of a hypothesis test as it pertains to clinical studies.
  • Explain the meaning of the p-value in the context of a clinical study.
  • Evaluate the dependence between patient characteristics and medical conditions using contingency tables and Chi-square analysis.
  • Apply linear regression and correlation analysis to bivariate data to test for dependence between variables.
  • Explain the meaning and importance of the underlying assumptions behind the statistical procedures commonly used in the health sciences.
  • Evaluate articles in clinical journals for statistical significance of the result and appropriateness of the statistical analysis being used.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

MATH 7042 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Health Science (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Health Science

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Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Biostatistics For Biological Health Sciences W/ My Statlab Pkg
Author Triola
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2018
Binding Shrink Wrapped
ISBN 978-0-13476-835-9
Price $142.50
Required

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Image not available
Biostatistics For Biological Health Sciences W/ My Statlab Pkg
Author Triola
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2018
Binding Shrink Wrapped
ISBN 978-0-13476-835-9
Price $142.50
Required

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