Biostatistics (HCIN 549/Formerly MSNC 507)

Course Overview

This course focuses on advanced methods and tools aimed at managing a diverse array of healthcare challenges. Students will develop skills to evaluate data for the purpose of formulating, resolving, and empirically testing data-driven hypotheses. It examines the application of quantitative and qualitative data, and biostatistics, to critically assess healthcare programs and research endeavors. Pivotal domains of data stewardship and data governance are examined. Information security, privacy, and confidentiality are discussed as related to the roles of an informaticist and data analyst. Complementing these core topics, the curriculum also explores emerging trends in healthcare, data science, genomics, and bioinformatics.

Prerequisites: HCIN 540, HCIN 542, HCIN 552

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:


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