Introduction to Biostatistics: Screening

Learning Objectives

  • Students should be able to define validity and reliability.
  • Students should be able to define and calculate sensitivity, specificity.
  • Students should be able to define positive predictive value, and negative predictive value.
  • Students should be able to use Bayes theorem and 2 x 2 table methods to calculate positive predictive value, and negative predictive value.
  • Students should be able to define and calculate likelihood ratio positive, and likelihood ratio negative
  • Students should be able to use decision trees to evaluate diagnostic procedures
  • Students should be abel to define threshold model

Before the Session

Read the background material

AND

Watch the videos

In-class Session

Readiness Assessment Quiz

Team-Based Questions