Day 1: Biostatistics/ Behavioral science Part 1 Lecture Copy


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We covered the following topics in biostatistics and behavioral science for the USMLE. Outline for Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Ethics Rapid Course: 1. Ethics: Core Ethical Principles, Informed Consent and Medical Malpractice, 2. Epidemiology: a. Bias b. Clinical Studies c. Clinical Trials d. Preventive Medicine and Healthcare e. Incidence and Prevalence 3. Quality and Safety: a. Quality Measurements b. Swiss Cheese Model c. Types of Medical Errors and Medical Error Analysis 4. Biostats: a. Calculating Risks and Odds Ratio b. Positive and Negative Predictive Values, Sensitivity, and Specificity c. Precision and Accuracy d. Statistical Distribution and Statistical Hypothesis