Survival Analysis Course

Course date: 17 December 2015 - 18 December 2015
Location: Erasmus MC, COO-5&OWC-31

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Basic course on Survival Statistics for MSc-students, PhD-students and MDs.

This course will be contain both lectures and practical exercises with SPSS.

This course will be taught by Emmeke Aarts from the Max Planck Institute or Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany.

Introduction

Two-day course on medical statistics for MDs, PhD students and MSc students. The first day consists of a brief introduction to basic statistical concepts and survival analysis. During day two, more advanced topics related to survival analysis will be discussed.

Aim of the course

Understanding (some of) the essentials of statistical theory, choosing the appropriate statistical test given the research question and data, performing the corresponding statistical analysis and interpreting the resulting statistical output.

Tentative program

Day 1: Thursday, 17 December 2015: C00-5

10.00 – 11.00: Introduction to basic statistics – Lecture

11.00 – 11.15: coffee break

11.15 – 12.15: Introduction to basic statistics – Practical

12.15 – 13.15: Lunch

13.15 – 14.45: Introduction to survival analysis and life tables– Lecture

14.45 – 15.00: coffee break

15.00 – 16.00: Introduction to survival analysis and life tables – Practical

 

Day 2: Friday, 18 December 2015: OWR-31 and C00-5

10.00 – 11.15: Modelling survival rates: the Cox Proportional Hazards Model – Lecture
(OWR-31)

11.15 – 11.30: coffee break

11.30 – 12.30: More advanced models and extensions – Lecture

12.30 – 13.30: Lunch

13.30 – 14.45: Modelling survival rates: the Cox Proportional Hazards Model – Practical
(C00-5)

14.45 – 15.00: coffee break

15.00 – 16.00: More advanced models and extensions – Practical

Time schedule
Two days from 10.00 - 16.00 hours

Location
Computer room COO-5, Erasmus MC, Medical Faculty, and Friday morning lecture room OWC-31 in the Educational Center Erasmus MC.

ECTS
For this course you will receive a certificate of attendance with 0,5 ECTS for full participation.

Registration fee
The subscription fee of non-commercial participants for this course is € 350.

Discounts are handled as follows:

  • All PhD students get a discount of 50% and pay €175.
  • All participants from the postgraduate school MolMed receive a discount of 100% and pay €0.
  • All other Erasmus MC participants, including MGC & NIHES members, and master students from elsewhere get a discount of 50% and pay €175.
  • Master students from elsewhere who will need to pay the fee themselves, receive a discount of 75% and pay €87,50.

General information
Financial regulation of the Postgraduate School Molmed

From August 1st, 2012 the following financial guidelines are applied in general, but they may differ per course still, look at the course fee of each course to be sure which discounts are really applied:

Non-commercial course, symposium or workshop fee: €200/day, €750/week

• Participants of the postgraduate school MolMed: discount of 100%.
• Other Erasmus MC participants, e.g. of MGC, COEUR, NIHES: discount of 50%.
• PhD students and Master’s students, regardless of institution: discount of 50%.
• Master’s students who are paying the fee from their personal budget: discount of 75%.

There is one fee for the entire course. There is no reduction for partial participation.

The SPSS Course and the R Course have shorter course days. The SPSS Course counts as a 2-days course and the R Course as a 3-days course.

Commercial participants & sponsors: companies are invited to inquire about commercial participant tuition fees and about sponsoring.

Those who register for a course, symposium or workshop agree with these financial conditions.



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