The course is oriented to students and professionals in the areas of Health Sciences and Social Sciences.
- To obtain theoretical and practical knowledge in the development and application of instruments and tools for the assessment of information in Health.
- To develop a questionnaire or scale for the assessment of subjective health information, test its validity and reliability, and make a critical review.
- To develop practical skills to analyse the psychometric properties of a health measurement scale, namely statistical techniques such as principal component analysis, factor analysis, Kappa coefficient and intra-class correlation coefficient.
University of Porto Medical School
Institute of Public Health, University of Porto
Theoretical-practical course in the context of auditorium/room (Face-to-face lectures); Practical work in computer for development and analysis of measuring instrument.
The course will be held in English.
Softwares: SPSS and R
Selection of participants: Course limited to 26 participants; The selection will be made by order of registration
Certificate of Participation: A certificate of participation will be supplied to the participants who attend at least 75% of the course.
Application Deadline: 30th april 2020