SAS CLINICAL

  • Overview of the SAS
  • What is SAS?
  • History of SAS
  • SAS System architecture and functionalities
  • Features of SAS
  • Various domains and Modules of SAS
  • Introduction to clinical trials
  • Where does SAS fit into Clinical and pharmaceutical industry?
  • Why only SAS, why not other reporting tools?
  • Drug design life cycle
  • Section: 1
  • Base SAS
  • SAS statements and syntax rules
  • SAS variables, data set names & terminology
  • SAS windows
  • SAS data sets & SAS comments
  • Parts of SAS program
  • Reading multiple observations & global statements
  • Reading raw data within file statements with options
  • Input styles
  • Set statement & data set options
  • Operators and operands
  • Conditional statements and logical statements
  • Where statement
  • If- then else statement
  • Creating & redefining variables
  • Updating master data set
  • Logical variable and Automatic variables
  • Behind the screens (How SAS Process the Code).
  • Select statement
  • Do loops
  • Creating multiple data sets using output statement
  • Merging the datasets horizontally and vertically.
  • Different types of merging
  • Retain statement and goto statement
  • Stop and error statements
  • SAS functions
  • Character function
  • Date time functions
  • Numeric functions
  • Modifying and combining datasets
  • Formats
  • Formats and informants
  • System defined and user defined
  • Character, numeric and date time formats
  • Deleting and finding out duplicate id’s
  • Put statement
  • Array’s and Dim function
  • Local options and global options
  • Difference between options and statements
  • Lib name and filename
  • Key board macros, add abbreviations and display manager commands
  • BASE/SAS PROCEDURES
  • Proc sort
  • Proc copy
  • Proc datasets
  • Proc contents
  • Difference between contents procedure and contents statement in proc datasets
  • Proc delete
  • Proc compare
  • Proc append
  • Proc options
  • Proc format
  • Proc import
  • Proc export
  • Proc set init
  • Proc Transpose
  • Proc Cport and Cimport
  • Analysis Procedures
  • Proc summary
  • Proc means
  • Proc freq
  • Proc Tabulate
  • Proc rank
  • Reporting Procedures
  • Proc print
  • Proc Report
  • Proc plot
  • Proc chart
  • Proc print to
  • Proc template
  • SAS/SQL
  • Introduction to sas/sql
  • Features, uses and terminology
  • Data types, keywords & operators
  • Functions, predicates
  • Formatting output
  • Order by clause
  • Group by clause
  • Having clause
  • Case expression and conditional logic
  • Creating, populating, deleting rows & dropping tables
  • Alter table command (updating & changing column’s length)
  • Changing columns formats
  • Renaming a table & columns
  • Joins and views
  • Integrity constraints
  • Nested queries
  • SAS/REPORTS AND SAS/TABULATIONS
  • Frequency report
  • One-way frequency report
  • Cross tabular frequency report
  • Customized reports
  • Create user defined template
  • Creating a list report
  • Define statement
  • Order usage and group
  • Printing grand totals
  • Rbreak statement
  • Tabulate procedure
  • One-dimensional tables
  • Two-dimensional tables
  • Obtaining a total
  • Analysis variables with options
  • Summary statistics
  • SAS/GRAPHS AND SAS/PLOTS
  • Gchart procedure
  • Vertical, horizontal, pie & donut
  • Discrete, samovar and type options
  • Group, subgroups
  • Title and footnote statements
  • Go options
  • Gplot procedure & g3d procedure
  • Multiple plots & overlay
  • Symbol statements & interpolation options
  • SAS/MACROS
  • Macro Facilities Over review
  • Why do we use macros
  • How SAS process the macro
  • macro Language concepts & advantages
  • Components of Macro language
  • macros and macro variables
  • Macro statements and Macro functions
  • Macro expressions and constant text
  • creating modular code with macros
  • invoking a macro
  • Creating Macro Variables (global and local)
  • Resolving macro variables
  • adding parameters to macros
  • writing macros with conditional logic
  • using various procedures in macros
  • external macros & automatic macro variables
  • nesting of macros
  • multiple and multi-level macros
  • Ways to debug the Macro
  • SAS/ODS
  • creating pdf file
  • creating html file
  • creating rtf file
  • Creating Excel
  • ODS Tag sets
  • SAS/STAT
  • proc Univariate
  • proc Corr
  • proc Reg
  • proc Anova and anacova.
  • Section: 2
  • SAS in Clinical trials
  • Introduction to Clinical trials
  • Drug design Process flow.
  • Types of clinical trials
  • Phases of clinical trials
  • Types of study designs
  • Introduction of protocol and SAP
  • Roles of SAP In clinical trials
  • Different therapeutic areas
  • Clinical trial terminology for SAS Programmers
  • CDISC Standards and terminology
  • Implementation of CDISC standards
  • SDTM and ADAM Mapping
  • Overview of SDTM Implementation Guide
  • Different domains across different Therapeutic areas
  • Brief about LAB and ECG domain
  • Overview of PKPD
  • Safety and efficacy reports
  • QC of datasets
  • Validation checks
  • Good programming practice
  • Baseline calculation

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