Are you searching for the best way to assess interscorer reliability? Struggling with Standard 14 of the AASM Standards for the Accreditation? Here’s the answer: the Kappa statistic.
The Kappa statistic provides a summary of agreement between scorers and meets all accreditation requirements for assessment of interscorer reliability.
On Thursday, August 21, 2008, at 12 p.m. CT, Dr. Robert Norman will review interscorer reliability and give step by step instructions on how to calculate the Kappa statistic. Dr. Norman is Research Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion and Director of Biostatistics in the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing at New York University.
Register for the Kappa Statistic webinar online at www.aasmnet.org/SleepEdSeries.aspx.