Online Workshop on Basic Diagnostics

BVMC – CEU Christian Medical College, Vellore is organizing an Online workshop on Diagnostic Test Accuracy.

This course provides exhaustive knowledge in the principles and practice of Diagnostic tests to comprehend reliability and validity of a new diagnostic test, the biases and the challenges in designing a study and, critically evaluate a diagnostic study article. This course will also cover the basics of quality control methods in a laboratory. This course will include online lectures alone.

Who should apply?

This course is tailored to any medical college faculty who are post, allied health professionals, nonmedical faculty, and/or researchers actively involved in diagnostic test research (validity and reliability studies), or teaching institution or in furthering their knowledge and skills in methodology.

Date: September 28 – October 2, 2020

Program schedule

One hour session: 35-40 min talk and 20-25 min interaction  (Five session x one hour)

Date Time Module  Faculty
Sept 28th, 2020


4:00PM to 5:00PM What are diagnostic tests and there role in medicine Dr. Thambu David
Sept  29th, 2020


4:00PM to 5:00PM What is the basic architecture of a diagnostic test Dr Abraham Peedicayil
Sept 30th, 2020


4:00PM to 5:00PM What is Bayes theorum Dr Jaya Prakash Muliyil
Oct 1st, 2020


4:00PM to 5:00PM Likelihood ratio positive and negative Dr Prathap Tharyan
Oct 2nd, 2020 4:00PM to 5:00PM Tests in series and Parallel Dr Abraham Pedicayil

Course duration: One week Monday To Friday): 4 PM to 5 PM

Fees: 2000 / Rs

Register Online (For payments via NEFT Transfers)

Registration for CMC Staff/Students (Internal Transfer payments)

Registration will be closed when we reach a maximum of 25 registrations.

Confirmation of the Registration will be emailed to the participants within one week from the time of registration.

Pre and post course test & E certificate from Prof. B.V.Moses Centre for Evidence Informed Healthcare, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Christian Medical College, Vellore will be issued.

CME Credit scores from Tamil Nadu Medical Council will be applied and forwarded.

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