The answers to these important questions and many others can be found in data collected by government, private, and non-profit agencies and organizations. The health statistics reported by these groups are critical to monitoring trends in the health status of populations, planning how health care resources are distributed, and evaluating the effectiveness of public health interventions.
Designed for educators, information specialists, and students in the health sciences, this course describes different types of health statistics, how they are collected, and where they can be found.
This course includes:
If you are taking this course for Medical Library Association (MLA) or Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credits, please register and complete the class through the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) online registration system.