# Training for Healthcare

On-Site Training

## Training Courses

Our Healthcare series is for professionals working in the Healthcare industry. The course materials include examples with metrics, such as pain scores, patient complaints, time, nonconformities, and patient satisfaction.

MINITAB ESSENTIALS FOR HEALTHCARE

In this 2-day foundational course, you will learn to minimize the time required for data analysis by using Minitab. With Minitab, you will practice importing data, developing sound statistical approaches to explore data, creating and interpreting compelling graphs, and finally, exporting results. By analyzing a variety of real-world data sets, you will learn how to align your applications with the right statistical tool and interpret statistical output to reveal problems with a process or evidence of an improvement. Learn the fundamentals of important statistical concepts, such as hypothesis testing and confidence intervals, and how to uncover and describe relationships between variables with statistical modeling tools.

This course places a strong emphasis on making sound decisions based upon the practical application of statistical techniques commonly used in healthcare.

Topics Include:

• Importing and Formatting Data
• Bar Charts
• Histograms
• Boxplots
• Pareto Charts
• Scatterplots
• Tables and Chi-Square Analysis
• Measures of Location and Variation
• t-Tests
• Proportion Tests
• Tests for Equal Variance
• Power and Sample Size
• Correlation
• Simple Linear and Multiple Regression
• One-Way ANOVA

Prerequisites: None

#### STATISTICAL QUALITY ANALYSIS FOR HEALTHCARE

You will develop the skills to successfully evaluate and certify your measurement systems. Learn the basic fundamentals of statistical process control and how these important quality tools can provide the evidence to improve and control your processes. You will practice the skills for knowing when and where to use the various types of control charts available in Minitab. Learn how to utilize important capability analysis tools to evaluate your processes, relative to internal and customer specifications.

The course emphasizes the teaching of quality tools as they pertain to the healthcare industry.

Topics include:

• Attribute Agreement for Binary, Nominal, and Ordinal Data
• Kappa and Kendall’s Coefficients
• Gage R&R
• Variables, Attribute, and Rare Event Control Charts
• Capability Analysis for Normal, Nonnormal, and Attribute Data

Prerequisite: Minitab Essentials for Healthcare