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Library Classes: Introduction to SQL for Clinical Researchers

This workshop provides an introduction to databases and the Structured Query Language (SQL) for clinical researchers. Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to databases
  • Normalization and data modeling
  • Introduction to SQL
  • Recognizing bad data
  • Documentation and metadata
  • In-class programming exercises using a mock clinical database

Prior to attending this workshop, participants should install one of the following SQL clients to run example queries in real time:

  • DBeaver: Available for Windows, Mac, and *NIX
  • SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS): Windows only

The procedure for connecting to the sandbox database will be given by the instructor.

There are no Introduction to SQL for Clinical Researchers classes scheduled at this time.

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