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Undergraduate | LTU-HIM1002 | 2024

Introduction to Data Analytics in Healthcare

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Start dates
29 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks

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Introduction to Data Analytics in Healthcare

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Explain and demonstrate the importance of health data within healthcare organisations and public health research.
    2. Identify and apply appropriate data analytic tools and techniques in quantitative and qualitative research.
    3. Investigate and apply techniques for the collection, cleaning, analysis, reporting, application and governance of health data.
    4. Analyse the role of data analytics in healthcare quality and performance indicators.
    5. Demonstrate effective communication and dissemination of health data.

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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