Jan 21, 2021  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HITC 1213 - Statistics and Research Methodology

Descriptive statistics (i.e., means, frequencies, ranges, percentiles and standard deviations), health care statistics, vital statistics and productivity statistics are introduced, including definitions, sources, methods for collection (including abstracting) and reporting, as well as analysis techniques to determine significance, reliability, validity, and/or manipulation. Indices (i.e., diagnosis, procedure, and physician), registers (i.e., birth, death, cancer and trauma) and databases maintained in the health information management department are examined. Students are introduced to, and apply, knowledge-based research techniques and research protocol. Exposure to Institutional Review Boards, national guidelines for human subjects research and health informatics are also included. Prerequisite: HITC 1113 , with a “C” or better. Includes lab component.



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