Jan 26, 2022
HITT 1105 - Health Information Statistics
Credit Hours: 3.00
Prerequisites: Admission into the Health Information Technology Program; HHSC 1700 , HHSC 1740 , and ITCS 1010 all with grade C or better
Corequisites: HITT 1102 and HITT 1106
(replaces but does not equate to HITT 1104)
HITT 1105 discusses the fundamental concepts of the most frequently used health statistics, including vital and descriptive statistics, emphasizing the reliability and validity of data and database issues such as data searching and access.
Billable Contact Hours: 3
When Offered: Fall semester only
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to generate healthcare statistics and research.
- Abstract and maintain data for clinical indices/databases/registries.
- Collect, organize, and present data for quality management, utilization management, risk management, and other related studies.
- Compute and interpret healthcare statistics.
- Use specialized databases to meet specific organization needs such as medical research and disease registries.
- Develop a skilled understanding of descriptive statistics (such as means, frequencies, ranges, percentiles, standard deviations).
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to utilize information and communication technologies.
- Use common software applications such as spreadsheets, databases, word processing, graphics, presentation, email, and so on in the execution of work processes.
- Apply knowledge of data base architecture and design (such as data dictionary, data modeling, data warehousing) to meet departmental needs.
- Query and generate reports to facilitate information retrieval.
- Design and generate reports using appropriate software.
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- Statistical Terminology and Health Care Data
- Data Presentation
- Health Care Overview and Patient Data Collection
- Mathematical Review
- Percent of Occupancy
- Length of Stay/Discharge Days
- Hospital Mortality Rates
- Obstetrical-Related Rates
- Autopsy Rates
- Miscellaneous Rates
- Vital Statistics Data/Rates
- Frequency Distribution
- Measures of Central Tendency and Variation
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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