FISICA APPLICATA STATISTICA MEDICA E INFORMATICA

11 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff

ALESSANDRO RIDOLFO - Module FISICA APPLICATA - FIS/07 - 4 CFU
Email: alessandro.ridolfo@ct.infn.it
Office: Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, stanza 109 (primo piano)
Office Hours: Mercoledì dalle 11:00 alle 13:00. Gli studenti sono cordialmente invitati a contattare il docente via email al fine di garantire una migliore organizzazione
MASSIMO COSTANZO - Module STATISTICA MEDICA - MED/01 - 3 CFU
Email: COSTANZOMASSIMO@HOTMAIL.COM
Phone: 3470362008
Office Hours: DA CONCORDARE
MARIO MASSIMILIANO SALFI - Module Computer science - INF/01 - 4 CFU
Email: salfi@dmi.unict.it
Office: Dipartimento di Matematica ed Informatica - viale Andrea Doria, 6 - 95125 CATANIA - studio: Blocco III, MII-20
Phone: +39 095 738 3096
Office Hours: Per appuntamento (inviare una email)

Learning Objectives

• Computer science

This course provides the basic theoretical knowledge about the use of a computer, hardware and software, about the applications of informatics in health care settings, as well as providing practical knowledge on the use of an operative system and of the office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access).

Course Structure

• Computer science

Theoretical lessons and computer exercises on html, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access.

Detailed Course Content

• STATISTICA MEDICA

.Brief introduction to epistemology of knowledge

2. Scientific use

3. Types of measurement scales: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio scales

4. Representation of data in graphs and tables

5. Central indicators, variability indicators, asymmetry and kurtosis

6. Probability, sum and product principle

7. Probability application

8. Diagnostic tests: sensitivity, specificity, predictive values

9. Relative risk and odds ratio

10. Probabiloity distributions: binomial, Poisson and normal

11. Standardized Gaussian curve

12. Inference: central limit theorem ,sample distribution of the mean and standard error

13. Confidence interval for the mean and variance

14. Hypothesis test: null and alternative hypotheses

15. Significance tests between two groups: Sudent t test for dependent and independent groups

16. Contingency tables and chi square test

1. Brief description of linear correlation and regression

2. Non parametric-tests

3. Scientific paper

• Computer science
1. Introduction to computer science.
2. Encoding and representation of information.
3. Architecture of computer.
4. The operating system and application software.
5. Computer networks and the internet.
6. Introduction to databases.
7. Elements of medical informatics.
8. Word processors: Microsoft Word.
10. Databases: Microsoft Access.
11. Presentation programs: Microsoft PowerPoint.

Textbook Information

• STATISTICA MEDICA
 Colton T (1991) Statistica Medica. Piccin: Padova. Armitage P, Berry G (1996) Statistica Medica - Metodi statistici per la ricerca in medicina. McGraw-Hill Libri Italia srl: Milano M. R. Costanzo, (2018). “Statistica sperimentale per le professioni sanitarie”, Createspace by Amazon
• Computer science

Teacher’s slides and any ECDL books.

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