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Evidence-based Medicine I Course Guide (Archived): Week 3 9/25/18

This guide provides links to information resources that can be utilized in course in-class activities and assignments.

EBM I Week 3 Session Guide

EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE I

WEEK 3

September 25, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Practice questions for Dr. Baughman’s lecture are available in AIMS under Resources folder à Statistics Practice Questions folder.
  • Optional Literature Review help session will be held on October 11th at 12 pm in room F-118.
  • Optional Peer Writing Tutoring Session - October 12th from 12-1 pm in the Regula Training room. See the Learning Center AIMS site for more information.

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS:

  • Turn in first two assessments via your drop box in the EBM I AIMS site.
  • Tertiary Resources Assignment is due at 5 pm on September 25th.
  • Literature Review Assignment is due at 5 pm on October 16th.
  • Statistics/research design quiz on October 16th

HOUR 1:

 TOPIC: Introduction to Research Methods / Epidemiology and Descriptive Statistics

 FACULTY: Kristin Baughman, Ph.D.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Define and distinguish different study design approaches used in clinical research
  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages of different study design approaches
  • Distinguish between descriptive and inferential statistics
  • List 2 common sampling methods
  • Identify data as nominal, ordinal, or interval level
  • Describe the normal distribution
  • Calculate the mean, median, and mode
  • Describe 2 measures of variability

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:  

HOUR 2:

TOPIC: Epidemiology and Descriptive Statistics Activity

FACULTY: Kristin Baughman, Ph.D.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Calculate and interpret prevalence, incidence, and mortality
  • Define 2 measures of population impact
  • Calculate and interpret relative risk, odds ratios, absolute risk, number needed to treat
  • Distinguish between reliability and validity
  • Describe 3 types of internal and external validity

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop
ASSIGNED READING: None

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:

CLASS RESOURCES:

ASSIGNED READINGS – none

Test Your Knowledge: This class’s material will be covered on Quiz 2 on October 16th.

DUE TODAY at 5 pm:

  • Tertiary Resources Assignment is due at 5 pm on September 25th. Turn in your assignment via your EBM I drop box.