Learning Modalities

  • Introductory video abstracts - Thanks to which you shall understand the essence of each topic.

  • Comprehensive text lessons with illustrations and examples - For in-depth understanding

  • Exercises, quizzes and surveys - To test your knowledge


After completing this course, you will gain the following knowledge:

  • You will learn to effectively search for scientific information in various sources

  • You will learn the basic constructions of scientific papers that will allow you to analyze the found articles and design your own research

  • You will learn the basics of statistics that will allow you to analyze and understand your data

What is included in the course fee?

  • Access to all lessons of the course for 180 days

  • Possibility to ask questions and receive answers thanks to the "discussion" section available in each lesson

Course curriculum

  • 1


  • 2

    Constructing a question and hypothesis

  • 3

    Search engines and Databases for scientific information

  • 4

    Types of articles in journals

  • 5

    Study designs

    • Introduction and basic concepts

    • Recap Lesson

    • Case reports

    • Case series

    • Introduction to observational studies

    • Cross-sectional study

    • Cohort study

    • Case-control study

    • Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) and other clinical studies

    • Systematic Review & meta-analysis

    • Comparison and summary

    • Survey

  • 6

    End points and Outcome measures

    • End points

    • Commonly used outcome measures

    • Selected statistics related to endpoints

    • Survey

  • 7

    Introduction to statistics

    • Introduction

    • Constructing a hypothesis, p-value and basic concepts

    • Data types

    • Descriptive statistics

    • Data distribution and graphical data evaluation

    • Types of tests and selection of tests

    • Correlation, linear and logistic regression

    • Basic parametric tests

    • Basic nonparametric tests

    • Survival analysis by Kaplan-Meier method

    • Survey

  • 8

    Analysis and interpretation of clinical trials

    • Confounding and colliding

    • Matching

    • Randomization

    • Blinding

    • Bias

    • Survey

  • 9


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