Online Program

Group exercise and discussion on reliability, validity, person years, survival

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Dr. Joy P. Nanda, DSc, MS, MHS, MBA, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (Ret), Johns Hopkins University (Ret), Baltimore, MD
During this session, participants will discuss, analyze and interpret in groups, the concepts of reliability, validity and measures of prognosis

Learning Areas:


Learning Objectives:
Analyze and interpret screening tools used to measure levels of diseases in populations Compare components of validity tests and their interpretation Compare components of reliability tests and their interpretation Discuss steps in measuring survival and prognosis

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As a trained community and behavioral epidemiologist, I have more than three decades of extensive research and teaching experience on methods, interpretation and application of epidemiological data and program evaluation. I have taught numerous introductory, intermediate and advanced epidemiology courses at numerous public and private institutions in the U.S. for undergraduate and graduate students as well as to members of public health community. I have also been the instructor for this LI since 2005.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.