Date(s) - 29/04/2020
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London
16th Floor, Tower Wing, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond

Course description

This is an introductory/intermediate course for anyone who would like to understand more about time-to-event analysis and related tests that are reported in many medical journals; when are they appropriate to use? The course covers the statistical concepts and methods required for describing and analysing survival data arising in clinical studies. The use of specific statistical packages will not be covered.

Learning objectives

By the end of the session, participants should be able to:

  • Summarise survival data appropriately
  • Conduct time-to-event analysis using Kaplan Meier and log-rank test
  • Conduct Cox proportional hazard multivariable regression
  • Interpret results and draw conclusions more carefully from survival analyses.

About the trainer

Nick Beckley-Hoelscher is a Research Associate in Population Health Sciences at King’s College London.