Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
HIM 281
Course Title:
Data Management and Analysis
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Covers the collection, retrieval, analysis and quality review of administrative and clinical information and data. Corequisites: HIM 286. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Describe analytics and decision support, including the capabilities of dashboards and data capture tools.
  2. Utilize enterprise-wide information assets in support of organizational strategies and objectives.
  3. Explain concepts of database architecture and design.
  4. Differentiate the roles and responsibilities of various providers and disciplines, to support documentation requirements, throughout the continuum of healthcare.
  5. Validate the reliability and accuracy of secondary data sources.

Aspirational Goals

  1. Explain common research methodologies and why they are used in healthcare.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will demonstrate these learning outcomes by these tasks conducted individually and in cooperation with other students:

  1. Answer theoretical and application questions on information covered in the lecture, graded assignments and reading assignments.
  2. Develop a plan for a registry to collect medical data.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

To complete the outcomes the student must have skills and knowledge in:

  • communication techniques
  • information technologies
  • health record content
  • state, federal, and accreditation documentation requirements
  • healthcare facility organization
  • critical thinking
  • registries and indices
  • data quality attributes
  • abstracting
  • data security
  • health record analysis
  • medical vocabularies
  • data dictionaries
  • data collection tools