Title: Datamanagement & Stata
is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, fall 2018
NB! This is a duplicate course. Please do not sign up for more than one course in ”Datamanagement & Stata”. If you are available to participate in more than one of the duplicated courses, please indicate in your primary course registration (in the comment box) which course(s) you are also interested in.
In case of a duplicate registration, please notice that a full course fee will be charged when reaching the application deadline on all courses.
Criteria for participation: University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or Master’s degree in other fields and/or postgraduate research fellows (PhD students and research-year medical students). It is a prerequisite for participants to know elementary Windows or Mac functions for handling files and folders.
Aim: Introduction to REDCap (eCapture) and, more elaborate, to the statistical package: Stata, and its use in a well-structured and fully documented data handling process. It is highly recommended to take the course before the course in basic biostatistics.
Learning outcomes: Having completed this course the student will be able to:
Handle research data in a way that live up to legal- as well as basic scientific requirements
Relate to the basic principles of data documentation
Relate to Stata’s user-interface and basic functionalities
Use Stata’s build-in help system
Build well-structured command-files (“do-files”) to enhance transparency and reproducibility
Content: This two-day course alternates between lectures and exercise work (50-50%).
Recommended knowledge for participation:An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers, Fourth Edition (ebook) by Svend Juul and Morten Frydenberg, can be regarded a nice, but not strictly necessary, supplement to this course. On purchasing the Stata software package and the book by S Juul/M Frydenberg see: https://trialpartner.clin.au.dk?dataman
Head of course: Jakob Hjort, Clinical Trial Unit, Datamanagement, Dept. of Clinical Medicine, HEALTH, AU
Instructors: Teacher/assistants from Department of Clinical Medicine
Number of participants: 24
Dates and times: 22 and 23 August 2018. From 9:00-16:00 both days.
Place: “Det Blå Auditorium” in The Victor Albeck Building, Aarhus University
Course fee: 1680 DKK
Participation in the course is without cost for:
Application deadline: 25 July 2018