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Department: Clinical Investigation
Term: Summer term
Credits: 2 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:

Presents basic concepts of relational database design for clinical and basic research. Topics covered include: a) development of data collection forms, b) design of a relational database, c) data quality control, and d) importing and exporting collected data across different platforms.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Construct a database environment for efficient storage and access of data
Perform queries for data quality control and exportation to statistical packages for analysis
Describe the relational database environment

Methods of Assessment: Class participation and completion of assignments.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Held for 3 weeks in July-August.

  • Monday 5:00 - 7:00
  • Wednesday 5:00 - 7:00
  • Thursday 5:00 - 7:00
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 20
Enrollment Restriction: Restricted to individuals in the SOCI certificate program or GTPCI students.
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

All students must get consent of instructor.

Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail
Special Comments: First in a five-course series; held in a computer lab.