|HIT 2201 - Health Statistics & Research|
This course provides an introduction to the management of medical data with a focus on the statistical research methodology and principles used in local medical facilities. Special emphasis is placed on descriptive statistics, including definitions, collection, calculation, compilation, and the display of numerical data. Additional topics include: vital statistics; reportable disease registries; verification of health care data including data validity and reliability; and guidelines required by regulatory agencies. PREREQUISITE: HIT 1202 Health Data Management.