Statistics for Basic Physician Training (FRACP)
Schedulded for Saturday and Sunday September 2023 mornings only
This workshop is delivered online, via Zoom, making it possible for you to benefit from it wherever you are, in Australia or New Zealand. The presentation allows interaction from participants.
The workshop will focus on the statistical needs of physician trainees, and the topics covered in the FRACP examination. Clear, succinct, written notes will be provided, and it will conclude with a trial MCQ test on the statistics topics, worked through with the presenter. Written responses are provided to all attendees to any questions that you still have at the end of the workshop.
Professor Ian Gordon
Ian is Professor of Statistics and Director of the Statistical Consulting Centre at The University of Melbourne. He has delivered training in statistics to doctors for over 30 years, and has extensive experience in medical and epidemiological research.
He has been a Chief Investigator on NHRMC-funded research projects and has been involved in the design and analysis of many randomised controlled trials, case-control and cohort studies. He is currently the President of the Statistical Society of Australia.
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Frequently asked questions
- What topics are in the workshop and what is the program for the two mornings?
When does the course start and finish?
- Start: 8.45am (registration)
- Finish: 12.30pm
- Start: 9am
- Finish: 12.30pm
How are notes and materials provided, and for how long?
You will be given access to a portal on the Learning Management System of the University of Melbourne, where you will find the Zoom link, documents, materials and recordings of each session.
Access to materials on the portal is for 4 months unless you register after the course is delivered.
When does registration close for the course in 2022 to access materials?
16 December 2022. You can still register and pay for this course till 16 December 2022. This will allow access through a portal to materials and recordings from September 2022. Access to these materials and recordings will be available until 16 January 2023.
Can I ask questions about the content?
Yes. We encourage you to email your questions up to 2 weeks before the workshop starts.