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  • Unit 1.2: Statistical Essentials in the Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials

    Stuart Pocock, PhD — London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

    Duration: 1 hour

    Faculty Disclosure

    Grant and/or Research Support: Boston Scientific

    Learning Objectives

    • Give examples of the essential statistics needed to effectively design and analyze clinical trials and extrapolate meaning from statistical data
    • Explain the fundamental design issues of randomization, sample size, and power calculations
    • Discuss advanced analysis topics such as analysis by intention to treat, complexity of combined outcomes, subgroup analysis, and when to stop a trial early
    • Define how to provide guidelines to enhance the quality of a trial course