Jan 27, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

HIMT 2309 - Data Analysis and Statistics

Credit hours: 3

Prerequisites: Pre- and corequisites should be defined by individual institutions and must be courses from General Education Requirements - Core and Major Field Core Courses.

Course Description:
This course instructs students in health data collection, commonly used healthcare statistical computations and interpretation, presentation and reporting of data, indices, databases and registries along with statistics computed for daily operations of the health information management department. This course also includes basic research principles along with purpose of Institutional Review Board and its role in research.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Utilize basic descriptive, institutional, healthcare statistics, and HIM department statistics.
  2. Apply graphical tools for data presentations.
  3. Identify and understand secondary data sources.
  4. Explain data analytics and decision support.
  5. Explain common research methodologies used in healthcare.