1. Apply your knowledge of descriptive statistics to determine the most appropriate way to summarize the results of your clinical trial and interpret the results of others.
2. Compare factors that influence statistical decision errors and distinguish which are most important when determining the sample size required to achieve a predetermined study power.
3. Select the most appropriate statistical test based on the data collected and the clinical research methodology.
4. Delineate and differentiate the various designs and methodologies of common types of Observational (natural) & Interventional (experimental) studies, specifically focusing on each design’s purpose/focus, structure, patient-allocation techniques, and differentiating strengths & weaknesses.
5. Delineate, calculate, and interpret common elements associated with medical screenings, measures of disease frequency, and measures of association for diseases.