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).
Theoretical lessons and computer exercises on html, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access.
.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
Brief description of linear correlation and regression
Non parametrictests
Scientific paper

Teacher’s slides and any ECDL books.