Biostatistics/Literature Evaluation   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

PHA 5030 - Biostatistics/Literature Evaluation

This course is designed to enable the student to develop an understanding of basic statistics and research design procedures and terms, such that clinical studies in the medical and pharmaceutical literature may be objectively evaluated. This course introduces the student to evidence-based medicine by applying a framework for reading the full range of clinical studies published in the medical and pharmaceutical literature. The course will also provide the student with the necessary techniques and principles to apply literature to solve clinical problems and make clinical decisions. Additionally, students will learn to analyze, describe, summarize, and draw valid conclusions about data collected through personal research.

Credit Hours: 3

Term Offered: Spring