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Introduction to Statistics for Clinical Trial Managers
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Introduction to Statistics for Clinical Trial Managers

This one day course is specifically designed for clinical trial managers with little or no previous statistical training.

When: Monday, December 9, 2019
9:30 AM
Where: East Midlands Conference Centre
University Park
Nottingham, East Midlands  NG7 2RJ
United Kingdom
Contact: Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit
0115 8231600

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The course introduces the different types of data which can be collected in a clinical trial, simple methods of summarising and presenting these, common statistical tests, pointers for calculating the number of participants needed in a clinical trial, and discussions on how results can be interpreted.  Mathematical formulae are kept to a minimum.

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to:
• describe the various types of data and how they are summarised using appropriate displays, tabulations and summaries
• interpret confidence intervals and p-values
• recognise and describe some methods of comparing continuous, categorical, and time-to-event outcomes between treatment groups
• identify the information required to perform a basic sample size calculation
• describe and interpret simple analyses


Who the course is intended for?
The course is designed for clinical trial managers who would like an understanding of basic concepts of statistics applied to clinical trials.


Course tutors
All sessions on the course will be led by experienced medical statisticians from Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit.


Cancellation Policy

 In the event that you need to cancel your booking we ask that you give us as much notice as possible. 

Participants cancelling more than two weeks before the start of the course will be eligible for a full refund, after that time you will be charged the full course fee. 

In the unlikely event that the short course has to be cancelled, our liability is limited to course fees only. 

We recommend that delegates have adequate insurance cover to reclaim any travel or accommodation expenses.  If you need to cancel, please email your request to    

For further information please contact or call us on 0115 8231600.