INTRODUCTION TO DATA MANAGEMENT USING AMERICAN INDIAN HEALTH DATA Syllabus

221.672.11 | AY 2013-2014 - Summer Inst. Term | 2 Credit(s)
MTWThF 1:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Describe the processes and procedures for data management in quantitative and qualitative research.
    • Illustrate the practical application of these processes in research projects.
  • Course Description

    Introduces Native American tribal health leaders, health professionals, health paraprofessionals, and others interested in Native American health concerns to the basic concepts of data management. Designed for persons who may not have previous formal training in data management but may be working to determine or to address tribal priorities for health care, or working or interested in clinical research or public health within tribal communities. Designed to prepare students for the core courses on data management methods offered by the School of Public Health. Introduces students to basic principles and methods of data management using examples pertinent to American Indian health. Individuals do not have to be Native American, nor work with Native American communities, to participate in the course since the concepts can be translated to many public health settings; however, the examples and assignments will be drawn from Native American settings.

  • Intended Audience

    Students interested in earning the Public Health Training Certificate for American Indian Health Professionals.

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Participant assessmentwill be based on class participation and group project. Students taking the course for credit will receive a letter grade and will be required to take quizzes.

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Prerequisites

    None

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.