Competency information


Analyse, manipulate, summarise and present complex data using a spreadsheet or database for clinical and scientific applications.


  • Sources of appropriate literature relating to the technical, scientific and clinical basis of clinical measurements.
  • Statistical tests applied to clinical measuring data to measure accuracy, precision, resolution and bias.
  • Range of statistical tests and the appropriate choice for each situation.
  • Use of commonly available databases, spreadsheets and statistics packages.

Relevant learning outcomes

# Outcome
# 3 Outcome Manipulate data using a spreadsheet or database environment and an appropriate programming language.