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221.672.11 INTRODUCTION TO DATA MANAGEMENT USING AMERICAN INDIAN HEALTH DATA

Department: International Health
Term: Summer Inst. term
Credits: 2 credits
Contact: Nicole Pare
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
  • Maria Knoll
Description:

Introduces Native American tribal health leaders, health professionals, health paraprofessionals, and others interested in Native American health concerns to the basic concepts of data management. Designed for persons who may not have previous formal training in data management but may be working to determine or to address tribal priorities for health care, or working or interested in clinical research or public health within tribal communities. Designed to prepare students for the core courses on data management methods offered by the School of Public Health. Introduces students to basic principles and methods of data management using examples pertinent to American Indian health. Individuals do not have to be Native American, nor work with Native American communities, to participate in the course since the concepts can be translated to many public health settings; however, the examples and assignments will be drawn from Native American settings.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the processes and procedures for data management in quantitative and qualitative research.
Illustrate the practical application of these processes in research projects.

Methods of Assessment: Participant assessmentwill be based on class participation and group project. Students taking the course for credit will receive a letter grade and will be required to take quizzes.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 1:30 - 5:00
  • Tuesday 1:30 - 5:00
  • Wednesday 1:30 - 5:00
  • Thursday 1:30 - 5:00
  • Friday 1:30 - 5:00
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 40
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

None

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2014-2015