Apr 13, 2024  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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HIM 403 - Healthcare Statistics & Research

This course provides an understanding of the analysis and effective presentation of data in a healthcare system to inform decision-making and system operations

Prerequisites & Notes
HIM 214, HIM 250, HIM 260, HIM 300, HIM 320, HIM 340, and HIM 402

Assignment Overview
12 weekly lessons/assignments

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  1. Apply analytical results to facilitate decision-making.
  2. Apply data extraction methodologies.
  3. Recommend organizational action based on knowledge obtained from data exploration and mining.
  4. Analyze clinical data to identify trends that demonstrate quality, safety, and effectiveness of healthcare.
  5. Apply knowledge of database querying and data exploration and mining techniques to facilitate information retrieval.
  6. Evaluate administrative reports using appropriate software.
  7. Interpret inferential statistics.
  8. Analyze statistical data for decision-making.
  9. Apply principles of research and clinical literature evaluation to improve outcomes.
  10. Plan adherence to Institutional Review Board (IRB) processes and policies.

Credits: 3

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