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21st Century Analytics for Trauma Centers Certificate

  • Credits:
    15

Program Description

The 21st Century Analytics for Trauma Centers Certificate program provides participants with basic and fundamental knowledge in quantitative and qualitative analytics, data visualization and data management concepts as it applies to healthcare and trauma center information. This program is designed for individuals who work with trauma center data and or healthcare information such as trauma registrars, trauma program managers, trauma medical directors and researchers.

Content will include current American College of Surgeons (ACS) National Trauma Data Standards (NTDS) and will adapt to continuing changes in data standards and key performance indicators for trauma centers. This certificate program is designed to develop data management and analytical skills and knowledge to prepare students for improved management performance, increased advancement opportunities, and more effective leadership in trauma centers. Each course will reflect current content knowledge in data and analytics with an enhanced emphasis on its application in trauma and additional healthcare settings.

This program is offered remotely with a blend of asynchronous and synchronous online courses.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills through the use of statistical and analytical solutions and visualizations as they are applied to trauma center and other healthcare related data.

Careers

Trauma Registrars, Trauma Program Managers, Trauma Medical Directors, and Researchers.

Related Programs at Cambridge College

Curriculum


21st Century Analytics for Trauma Centers Courses
Quantitative Analysis for Managers
MMG 506 3 credit(s)
Students learn to think about and express business problems in quantitative terms. They examine the basics of number theory, arithmetic operations including ratios and proportion, percentages, graphing, and algebraic operations. Students get an introduction to probability theory and statistical analysis. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing, simple and multiple regression and correlation. Students learn to apply quantitative tools to solve a variety of business problems and create and use quantitative models for real-world problems. Charts and graphs are created using spreadsheet software. This course is a prerequisite to MMG525 Statistical Decision Techniques for Managers.
Statistical Decision Techniques for Managers
MMG 525 3 credit(s)
Prerequisite: MMG506 Quantitative Analysis for Managers or equivalent. This course provides students with the knowledge and appropriate use of descriptive and inferential statistical techniques used in management decision making and develops their ability to characterize management problems that can be solved by such techniques. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing, simple and multiple regression and correlation, chi square testing, analysis of variance, and decision theory. spreadsheet and statistical computer programs are used in the class.
Data Exploration and Visualization
MMG 603 3 credit(s)

Prerequisites: MMG525 and working knowledge of MS Excel. This course offers an introduction into applied, basic analyses of data, and visual presentation of data analytic results. Students are introduced to foundational concepts and practices of statistical estimation, sample-based inference, and data/result visualization. The course combines the development of conceptual understanding of core statistical and data management notions, and experiential know-how aimed at acquiring basic data manipulation, analysis and result interpretation skills.

Health Care Information Systems
MHC 730 3 credit(s)
Prerequisite: MHC 522. This course includes an overview of the health care information technology system as well as clinical information systems devoted to the direct management of the patient. It provides guidance for implementing, managing, and accessing clinical information systems in various health care settings. Discusses medical records, resource management and security, the importance of disaster planning, standards and regulatory issues as related to informatics. Also examines the current state and future of health care informatics, including tele-medicine and emerging technologies, and explores the new technology creation and adoption processes and the impact of rapidly evolving technologies in the health care arena.
Data, Knowledge and Information Management in Health Care Informatics.
MHC 733 3 credit(s)
Pre-requisite: MHC 522, MHC 730. The purpose of the course is to help health care professionals transform data into useful information for decision-making. This information is then utilized to support administrative and clinical decision-making. Course content will include the process of decision-making, securing the right information, human factors that affect the use of information, information classifications, and the human-computer interaction in health care organizations.

Admissions

  • Admission Test:

    No standardized graduate school tests required.

  • Admissions Office:
    1-800-829-4723
  • Application Form:
  • Application Fee:
    $50, nonrefundable ($100 for international students)

Program Requirements

High School Diploma/GED and other School of Management requirements, including:

  • Current resume
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Interview

Certification in Trauma Registry preferred but not required.

Determination of credit type awarded (undergraduate, graduate, or post graduate) will be made by the program chair and dean upon review of the application, accompanying curriculum vitae or resume, and depending on each student's current experience, credentials and previous academic degrees.

Health Requirements for Massachusetts Students 

The Massachusetts Health Department and Cambridge College require the following of students in Massachusetts:

Immunizations – All students in Massachusetts are required to get certain immunizations before you can register for your first term. See form

Health Insurance – In Massachusetts, undergraduate students taking nine or more credits/term and graduate students taking six or more credits/term must enroll in the College’s health insurance plan. Students who have insurance with comparable coverage may request a waiver. See information and enroll or waive.

 

School Requirements

See Admissions Requirements for the School of Management

International Students 

International students need to provide supplemental documentation:

  • Official demonstration of English language proficiency
  • Supplemental documentation for issuance of I-20
  • International transcripts, evaluated by an accepted evaluation service

Transfer Credit 

Graduate program applicants, please complete the transfer credit request form if you wish to have prior course work evaluated for transfer. Learn more.

Tuition

  • Credits:
    15
  • Cost per credit hour:
    $658
  • Application Fee:
    $50, nonrefundable ($100 for international students)
  • Health Insurance Fee:
    $3,652 - Required for Massachusetts students only. See waiver details on Tuition & Fees page.

Note: Rates are as of July 2021, and are subject to change without notice. Rates apply to all students, unless otherwise noted.

Financial Aid

Cambridge College offers financial aid to students in our degree programs who are enrolled at least half time. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits each term. Graduate and doctoral students must be enrolled in at least 4 credits each term. Learn more

Grants, Scholarships and Loans

Cambridge College welcomes the opportunity to support your efforts to pay for college.  Federal, state and local resources in the form of grants, scholarships, loans and work-study, including Cambridge College Scholarships, are available to help defray the cost of tuition. Learn more

Getting Your Company to Help

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