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HITT 1255 Course Guide

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Navigating this Course Guide

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Use the navigational tabs above to find the course modules for your assignments and various resources that can help with your course assignments.

The information on this page is meant to orientate you with the requirements of the course. 

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Course Description

Course Description

This course focuses on general principles of health care statistics with emphasis in hospital statistics. Also included is skill development in computation and calculation of health data. Prerequisite: HITT 1301 and Program Chair approval.

Course Calendar

                                 DATE

  TOPICS

                                 ASSIGNMENT

Week 1

 

 

 

 Intro to the course (the links in this area take a user to the module it covers. Link to that page)

Review Syllabus/ Course Outline

Chapter 1 Introduction to Health Statistics

 

Don't forget the discussion board!

 

Read Chapters 1

PowerPoint slides

 

Blackboard Activites

Introductions (1/19-1/22)

Chapter 1 Exercises, Matching Quiz, and Review

 

Student Activities

Week 2 

 

 

Chapter 2 Mathematics Review

 

Don't forget the discussion board!

 

Read chapter 2

PowerPoint slides

 

Blackboard Activites

Discussion

Chapter 2 Exercises, Matching Quiz, and Review

Chapter 1 Quiz

Week 3

 

 

Chapter 3 Patient Census

 

 

 

 

 

Read chapter 3

PowerPoint slides

 

Blackboard Activities

Discussion

Chapter 3 Exercises, Matching Quiz, and Review

 

Exam 1

Week 4

                                  

 

Chapter 4 Inpatient Bed Occupancy

 

 

Read Chapters 4

PowerPoint slides

 

Blackboard Activites

Chapter 4 Review pages 62-64

Chapter 4 Quiz

 

 

Week 5 

 

 

Chapter 5 Length of Stay

 

Read Chapter 5

PowerPoint slides

 

Blackboard Activities

Chapter 5 Exercises, Matching Quiz, and Review

 

Review for Exam2

 

 

Week 6

 

 

Chapter 6 Mortality Rates

 

 

Read chapter 6

PowePoint slides

 

Blackboard Activites

Chapter 6 Exercises, Matching Quiz, and Review

 

Exam 2

Week 7

 

  Chapter 7 Hospital Autopsies and Autopsy Rates 

Read chapter 7

PowerPoint slides

 

Blackboard Activites

Chapter 7 Exercises, Matching Quiz, and Review

 

Chapter 7 quiz

Week 8

 

  Chapter 8 Morbidity and Miscellaneous Rates

Read chapter 8

PowerPoint slides

 

Blackboard Activites

Chapter 8 Exercises, Matching Quiz, and Review

 

Review for Exam 3

Week 9

 

  Spring Break - College Closed  

Week 10

 

  Chapter 9 Statistics Computed within the Health Information Management Department

Read chapter 9

PowerPoint slides

 

Blackboard Activities 

Chapter 9 Exercises, Matching

Quiz, and Review

 

Exam 3

Week 11

 

  Chapter 10 Descriptive Statistics in Healthcare

Read chapter 10

PowerPoint slides

 

Blackboard Activities

Chapter 10 Exercises, Matching Quiz, and Review

Chapter 10 Quiz

 

College Closed

Thursday & Friday

  Semester Break  College Closed

Week 12

 

  Chapter 11 Presentation of Data 

Read chapter 11

PowerPoint slides

 

Blackboard Activities

Chapter 11.3 Exercise on page 224

Chapter 11 Exercises, Matching Quiz, and Review

Chapter 11 Quiz

Week 13

 

  Chapter 12 Basic Research Principles

Read chapter 12

PowerPoint slides

 

Blackboard Activities

Chapter 12 Exercises, Matching Quiz, and Review

Week 14   Chapter 13 Inferential Statistics in Healthcare

Read chapter 13

PowerPoint slides

 

Blackboard Activities

Chapter 13 Exercises, Matching Quiz, and Review

 

Week 15     Review for Final Exam

Week 16

    Review for Final Exam
Week 17     Final Exam