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HIMA505 - Research Methods in Health Information Management

 

This course focuses on the research methods, tools, instruments, and devices used in health information management. It concentrates on the logic of the scientific method, research design, and qualitative and quantitative analysis. This course evaluates methods to collect, classify, categorize, evaluate, assess, and report research data, to formulate valid research questions, and to derive logical conclusions. In addition, the course emphasizes the proficient development of research and writing skills necessary in academic and professional settings. Lastly, students will utilize all of these methods to demonstrate competence in data collection and analysis, as well as strategic and tactical decision making. The principles, practices, tools, and methodologies presented in this course are applicable throughout the program of graduate studies.

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials


Book Title: Health Informatics Research Methods: Principles and Practice - (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources)
ISBN: 9781584261810
Publication Info: AHIMA Press
Author: Layman and Watzlaf
Unit Cost: $96.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A