This short course provides a high-level introduction to the world of health data research. The course is designed for hospital and primary care physicians, nurses, pharmacists, allied health providers, and other health professionals with an interest in leveraging data to address clinically-relevant questions. On completion of the course, participants will have an understanding of the considerations involved in planning and leading an analytic study and the tools available to support cutting edge analysis.
The course is offered collaboratively by the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health and the Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre at the University of Melbourne. The course will feature expert speakers in informatics, machine learning, and health services research and will provide a forum for interaction, discussion and collaboration with like-minded peers.
Participants will generally be novices in the field of data analytics but will be required to have a strong grasp of general research concepts.
The course will be offered over three evening sessions to facilitate attendance. The next course will be held on:
- Wednesday 17 April 2019
- Wednesday 8 May 2019
- Wednesday 29 May 2019
The course will be held at Graduate House, 220 Leicester Street, Carlton. Registration is at 6:30pm for a 6:45pm start with the formal program finishing at 9:30pm.
CPD accredited by CICM and ACEM
This short course is delivered at The University of Melbourne but tailored courses (e.g. 1 or 2 day courses) can be delivered at your workplace for groups of 10 or more. Please see Frequently Asked Questions below for more information.