5187.0 Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 2:30 PM
This session will present new data about transportation safety by contrasting the transportation safety data for EMS with other commercial vehicles. This session will also discuss the evaluation of occupation and industry data collection in the NH State Cancer Registry and ways to reduce the resource burden of narrative text classifications for large administrative databases. Lastly, we will discuss the epidemiology of occupational in jury among cleaners in the health care sector.
Session Objectives: 1. Determine databases and fields for transportation safety data capture nationally for EMS transport and commercial vehicles 2. Understand the accuracy of recording I/O by hospital cancer registrars and the quality of the occupational history 3. Understand methods to incorporate machine coding of large administrative database narratives
Kate McPhaul, PhD, MPH, RN

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Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety
Endorsed by: Epidemiology

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing