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Healthcare Stats and Analytics

Credits: 3
Course Number: 10-530-163

Course Description

10-530-163 HEALTHCARE STATS AND ANALYTICS ...explores the management of medical data for statistical purposes focusing on descriptive and inferential statistics including definition, collection, calculation and compilation of numerical data. Examines data analytics, retrieval, presentation and research methodologies (Prerequisites: 10-530-162, Foundations of HIM; Corequisite: 10-804-135, Quantitative Reasoning)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?

This course is associated with the following programs:

What will I learn?

  1. PERFORM basic mathematical computations
  2. EXAMINE types of healthcare statistics and the ways in which they are applied
  3. CALCULATE inpatient and outpatient utilization statistics (census, occupancy, turnover, LOS, surgical rates, etc.)
  4. CALCULATE inpatient and outpatient morbidity and mortality statistics (death, autopsy, infection)
  5. CALCULATE epidemiological statistics (incidence and prevalence)
  6. EVALUATE data analytics and the ways in which it is used in healthcare
  7. CONSTRUCT graphical display of data using spreadsheet and statistical software
  8. ANALYZE data using descriptive statistics to identify patterns and trends
  9. EXAMINE research methodologies used in healthcare

Class Details

Class Number:
21047
Location:
Virtual Campus
Delivery:
Online
Term:
Spring 2024
Session:
8W2
Instructors:
Julie Swavely
Date Range:
-
Estimated Cost:
$480.90 *

Class Notes

  • This is an Online class that can be accessed anywhere using internet. For more information regarding this delivery and how to access your class, see www.nwtc.edu/onlinefaq.

Meeting Times

Dates Day(s) / Time Location(s)
03/20/24 - 05/14/24 Anytime
Anytime
Online

* Cost displayed is an estimate and may be discounted if attendees are residents of Northeast Wisconsin Back to cost