Product ID : BS16
Price: $98.00
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This course provides an overview of biostatistical reasoning and modeling as it relates to oncology. The seven sections explore practical uses of statistics, common tests used in oncology, study design, statistical considerations in biomarker driven research, Bayesian and adaptive trial design, advanced statistical concepts and practical applications.  


After participation in this course, learner will be better able to:

  • Explain the importance of confidence intervals in describing uncertainty in study results;
  • Interpret output from a survival analysis and competing risks analysis, including survival curves, median survival, hazard ratio, and cumulative incidence;
  • Explain the difference between a prognostic and predictive biomarker;
  • Examine the necessary criteria for implementation of a successful adaptive clinical trial;
  • Critique systematic reviews to determine readiness for application of findings.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This course expires on November 30, 2019. Participants must complete all necessary course components by this date.


Want to save money and get more CME/MOC learning opportunities? Consider the following two content bundles that include access to this course:

ASCO University Essentials: This lifelong learning subscription package gives you 365 days of unlimited access to over 100 eLearning courses* including the Personalized Learning Dashboard, ASCO Tumor Board series, ASCO MOC App, and much more (over $1,500 value). It is available for one low annual subscription price of $347 for ASCO Members and $434 for nonmembers. (*ASCO-SEP, Virtual Meeting, and Meeting Slides sold separately.)

This course is part of the Advanced Practitioner Certificate Program – Advanced 201. Purchase access to the entire Advanced 201 program that includes 10 eLearning courses designed for Advanced Practitioners in oncology practices to continue their lifelong learning. All courses offer CME, Nursing, and Pharmacy credit and were developed in an educational partnership between the Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology (APAO), Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA), and Meniscus Educational Institute. Members of ASCO, APSHO, APAO, and HOPA receive a 20% discount.