315.707.81 INTRODUCTION TO BIOMEDICAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS
- Health Policy and Management
- 1st term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2014 - 2015
Introduction to Online Learning. There is no prerequisite for technical knowledge of computing and IT (although it helps).
Provides a survey of issues in health IT and informatics, taking the system's perspective. Students leave with a number of frameworks they can use to critically appraise a wide variety of health IT problems and systems. Issues in common to clinical (medical) and public health information problems, as well as issues unique to each, are discussed.
- Learning Objectives:
- Articulate strategic direction for public health informatics within the enterprise
- Describe components of discuss management tools for the enterprise
- Identify discuss, information, and data needs of project or program users and stakeholders
- Identify core concepts and frameworks in the area of information science, computer science, computer technology and standards
- Recognize core features of procedural programs and web-based technology
- Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on homework assignments, quizes, livetalk participation, and a final group project.
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required
- Special Comments:
This is the same course as SOM 600.903