The course started from Monday 14 July to Friday 18 July 2014. Each day commenced at 09:00 and finished at 17:00.

This course introduced a range of electronic database systems used in the field of health and social care and basic theoretical concepts and terminology applicable to these systems. Participants enrolled on this module were introduced to a range of commonly used data models including the relational data model which were used as a vehicle for further exploration of electronic data storage.

Specific topics included, but were not limited to, healthcare data modelling and clinical encoding issues, transforming research questions into queries and exporting complex data for further processing by scientific computing software.

To find out more about the course, please visit the website: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/medicine/courses/msc-health-informatics/introductiontodatabasesystemswithapplicationstohealthandsocialcare/ 

Or contact Course Coordinator, Athanasios Anastasiou at a.anastasiou@swansea.ac.uk