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Health Professions (HP) Courses

HP 2351 Application of Computers in the Health Professions. (2-1) An introduction to computer applications important to health care including both common and specialized medical software. Common computer applications are introduced using projects and data resources from a healthcare environment. Students also examine specialized medical applications such as the National Library of Medicine, healthcare Internet resources, and telemedicine.

HP 3302 Biostatistics. (2-2) The course introduces major statistical concepts and procedures as applied to clinical science students with an emphasis on inferential statistics. Topics include: descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, comparison statistics, relationship statistics, association statistics, and beginning epidemiological ratios. Students are introduced to major statistical packages. Prerequisite: MATH 1315 or 1319.

HP 3325 Healthcare Statistics. (3-0) The course introduces major statistical concepts and procedures as applied to healthcare administration students with an emphasis on descriptive statistics. Topics include: healthcare statistical terminology, descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, comparison statistics, relationship statistics, and association statistics. Prerequisite: MATH 1315 or 1319.

HP 5300 Teaching in the Health Professions. (3-0) This course is an introduction to curriculum, instruction, and assessment methods in teaching and covers topics related to instruction in lecture, laboratories, and clinical settings. This course is required for first year teaching assistants and graduate instructional assistants. This course does not earn graduate degree credit. Graded on a credit (CR), no credit (F) basis.