Course Catalog » Epidemiology 231

Subject: Epidemiology
Course Number: 231
Course Title: Use of Electronic Health Records Data for Clinical Research
Min units: 3      Max units: 4.5
School: Graduate Division
Department: Epidemiology And Translational Sciences Program

Course Description: This course introduces students to concepts, methods, and pitfalls related to the extraction and analysis of data from the Electronic Health Record. The course covers common EHR data structures and vocabularies, using that knowledge to inform clinical study design, and creation of patient cohorts and analytic extracts. We will evaluate both ambulatory and inpatient use cases. The course will pair lectures with labs to allow application of lecture material.
Prerequisites: Epi 218 or equivalent Biostat 212 or equivalent
Restrictions: None
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Lab-Skills, Student - Lecture, Student - Lab-Skills, Student - Project, Student - Independent Study

Instructor of Record: A. Odisho
Additional Instructor(s): M. Pletcher, M. Kohn
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No