Basics in informatics and statistics


Basics in Informatics and Statistics course equips participants with essential knowledge and practical skills to harness the power of data-driven decision-making in healthcare. Through a structured curriculum and hands-on experience, learners will delve into the core concepts of health informatics, explore the functions of Electronic Health Records (EHRs), and master basic statistical analysis techniques.

This course also offers the learners an opportunity to be familiar with 3 of the most well-known statistical software programs: SPSS, Microsoft Excel, and Epi Info 7.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the importance of health informatics in healthcare decision-making.
  2. Describe EHRs functions and their relevance to modern healthcare.
  3. Estimate population parameters from sample data and formulate hypotheses.
  4. Apply basic statistical principles to analyze and interpret data.
  5. Demonstrate competence in using statistical programs: SPSS, MS Excel, and Epi Info.
  1. Introduction to Health Informatics & Health Information Systems
  2. Introduction to Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  3. EHR standards
  4. Health Information Systems Workflow and Functions
  5. Introduction to Biostatistics
  6. Introduction to Descriptive Statistics
  7. Interval Estimation and hypothesis testing
  8. Introduction to Statistical Testing
  9. Introduction to SPSS
  10. Introduction to Microsoft Excel
  11. Introduction to Epi info
Duration: 30 Learning Hours
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Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Successful Completion.

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