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2012 - 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Health Information Management and Technology:

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits3
Lecture
Spring
Fall
HIMT-350

Statistics for Healthcare

This is an introductory course in statistical methods for the health sciences. The course will emphasize the principles of statistical reasoning, underlying assumptions, hypothesis testing, and careful interpretation of results. Some topics covered; major study designs, descriptive statistics, graphical displays of data, probability, confidence intervals and tests for means, differences of means, sample size and power, differences of proportions, chi-square tests for categorical variables, regression, multiple regression, and non-parametric statistics.

Prerequisites
P: UW Colleges MAT 105 Introduction to College Algebra or equiv; HIMT major