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Statistics is a Course

Statistics

Self-paced
3.0 credits

$225 Enroll

Full course description

ASM Flex (take any time)/ BSM Flex Block 1

General Education Course: In order to ensure that all preceptor/student dyads which require general education supervision have supervision provided by NCM from the beginning of the trimester to the end, dyads will be registered by Han Luu. When you click on the registration link for the General Education Course, it will bring you back to this page to remind you (the student) that you must email Han(hanl@midwiferycollege.edu) your name and NCM email address, the General Education (GE) course you are registering for, and your preceptor's name and NCM email who will be teaching the specific course. Thank you for supporting the needs of our accreditor. An example is given below:

Student Name: Jasmine Kai, jasminek@midwiferycollege.edu
Preceptor Name: Cassaundra Jah, cassaundraj@midwiferycollege.edu
GE Course: Statistics

Course Description: This course provides midwifery students with the basic statistical skills needed to interpret scientific studies. Students will learn the fundamentals of the scientific method and implementation of research studies, an overview of commonly applied statistical methods used in health research, practice analyzing actual birth-related studies and exposure to basic calculation of descriptive statistics. Students also look at ethical and political issues around how statistics are gathered and calculated, the process involved in the creation of clinical studies and how results from these are applied to maternity care.

Learning Objectives

Learning objectives are identified through the linking of MEAC Essential Competencies and the NCM Degree Qualification Profile.

Learning Activities 

Read, listen to, watch assigned lesson materials.
Submit a written summary of current research.
Complete oral and/or written formative didactic assessments with final summative submission.
Identify and cite high-quality sources.
Use articulated reasoning while participating in an oral presentation, facilitated discussions and skills demonstrations.
Analyze a case study.
Explain trends, relationships, and/or change.
Optional: Develop a study aid.
Complete a final exam.

Note: The clinical requirement of NARM /Clinical Skills is completed at any time throughout the ASM apprenticeship during actual clinical practice and is NOT a requirement to complete this academic course. Typical clinical manifestations of knowledge learned in this course are identified in the learning objective document above.