Students typically have completed an introductory course in computers at the most basic level.
Pedagogical Approach & Learning Outcomes
The course combines lectures and labs (50/50). Students work on a group project in which they investigate a type of health care-related software or computer-assisted device. Hands-on exercises are offered for MS Word, Excel and Access.
Too numerous to cite here, all contributing to two major competencies. (1) Being able to adapt knowledge and skills to new software and technology (2) Being able to problem-solve issues related to health data management
Assessment & Other Info
Students are assessed on an individual written paper, group paper and presentation, software exercises, mid-term and final exam.