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390.677.01 Database Design and Implementation in Clinical Research

Clinical Investigation
Summer term
2 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Class Times:
Held for 3 weeks in July-August.
  • M W Th,  5:00 - 7:00pm
Grading Restriction:
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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Construct a database environment for efficient storage and access of data
  2. Perform queries for data quality control and exportation to statistical packages for analysis
  3. Describe the relational database environment
Methods of Assessment:

Class participation and completion of assignments.

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to individuals in the SOCI certificate program or GTPCI students.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

All students must get consent of instructor.

Special Comments:

First in a five-course series; held in a computer lab.