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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of the course?

The Introductory Medical Statistics Course introduces you to basic statistical and epidemiological concepts.


Who is the course suitable for?
Anyone who wants to learn or refresh their knowledge of statistics. This includes doctors, nurses, clinical research fellows and postgraduate students.

Who teaches the course?

The course is taught by statisticians and epidemiologists based at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), part of Imperial College. 


How long is the course?

This course consists of two half day sessions on consecutive days, delivered via Microsoft Teams. The first session is in the afternoon and the second session starts the following morning.

What course materials are provided?

Copies of the slides presented in the course are sent to all attendees.

Will I receive any proof of attendance?

All course attendees receive a certificate confirming their participation in the course.

Is the course accredited?

Yes, the course is worth 6 Continuing Professional Development points with the Royal College of Physicians.

If you have any other queries please contact James Potts:

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