This course focuses the uses of Microsoft Access for data management in public health. The course take the student through building tables, forms, queries, reports and finishes with automated scripts for each of use with Access. There is no prerequisite for this course.
Public health graduates commonly find themselves in research positions. The research positions often require them to manage data collected from a study. The ability to efficiently manage the collection storage and handling of study data is important to public health workers. This course teaches how to take collected data in a variety of formats (paper/electronic) and store the data in a proper format within a database management system. The course covers how to create user friendly input screen with date validity checks. It also covers basic and advanced customized reporting. Finally the class covers how to wrap the entire datebase management system into an easy menu driven user interface. This course is open to all persons who qualify to take at 700 or high level class. There are no prerequisites for this class other than basic computer skills.
Update will appear in 1920 Graduate Bulletin to be published 2.15.19.