2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

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HIT 2123 - Basic Health Statistics

3 Credits

This course includes a review of elementary statistical concepts required for the computation and interpretation of hospital rates and percentages; calculating vital statistics; data display and report generation; with an introduction to research.

Prerequisite: CIS 1013 Information Systems   with a “C” or better and MATH 1213 Math Reasoning*  or MATH 2113 Introduction to Statistics*  

Revised: Spring 2023

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Identify how statistics are used in healthcare. (PLO 4, 5, 9)
2. Define hospital-related healthcare statistical terms. (PLO 4, 9)
3. Utilize software to display healthcare data creating tables, charts, and graphs as appropriate. (PLO 1, 4, 5)
4. Calculate common healthcare facility statistics. (PLO 4, 5)
5. Interpret statistical data. (PLO 4, 6, 7, 9)
6. Describe statistical and data presentation techniques. (PLO 9)
7. Calculate data for departmental operations such as staffing levels and productivity and budget variances and case mix. (PLO 7, 8, 9)
8. Differentiate among the various types of research methods. (PLO 7, 9)
9. Discuss the purpose and control of an Institutional Review Board. (PLO 1, 9)
10. Recognize the basic concepts of data analytics. (PLO 1)
11. Demonstrate basic statistical math skills. (PLO 2, 4)

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