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390.677.01
Database Design and Implementation in Clinical Research

Location:
Online/Virtual
Term:
Summer term
Department:
Clinical Investigation
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Synchronous Online
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
Contact:
Khalil Ghanem
Resources:
Description:

Presents basic concepts of relational database design for clinical and basic research. Includes development of data collection forms, design of a relational database, data quality control, and 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:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 50% Participation
  • 50% Assignments

Enrollment Restriction:

Intended for SOCI award program or GTPCI students.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Dates for 2021-22 are July 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29 (8 sessions; taught 5:00-7:00 pm)