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Applied Business Research & Statistics In Health Care

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This course prepares students to apply statistics and probability concepts to health care business decisions. Students learn criteria for developing effective research questions, including the creation of appropriate sampling populations and instruments. Other topics include descriptive statistics, probability concepts, confidence intervals, sampling designs, data collection, and data analysis – including parametric and nonparametric tests of hypothesis and regression analysis.

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Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Data Collection

    • Construct surveys using measurement scale types that are relevant to the research design.
    • Determine appropriate measurement scale types for a given research design.

    Research Methods and Business Decisions

    • Apply concepts of probability to business decisions.

    Data Analysis

    • Conduct one-sample and two-sample tests of hypothesis.
    • Perform analysis of variance and chi-square analyses.

    Correlation, Linear Regression, and Multiple Regression Analysis

    • Perform correlation, linear regression, and multiple regression analysis.
    • Create a plan of action based on data analysis.

    Descriptive Statistics and Probability Distributions

    • Compute descriptive statistics for given data sets.
    • Apply probability concepts related to discrete and continuous probability.
    • Apply the central limit theorem to sample means.
    • Construct confidence intervals for a mean.

    Research and Sampling Designs

    • Formulate research questions relevant to management issues.
    • Construct a research design appropriate to given research questions.
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