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315.707.81 INTRODUCTION TO BIOMEDICAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS

Term: 1st term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Harold Lehmann
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
Description:

This course will contrast differences in roles, needs, and solutions among major players in the national and commercial health IT and informatics communities. The course will define public health informatics and explain why things do or don't happen in IT at the national and institutional levels. The course will apply available sources of data, information, and knowledge to address healthcare and public health problems.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
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 and live-chat participation
Location: Internet
Enrollment Minimum: 15
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses. Introduction to on-line learning

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Jointly Offered With:
  • ME
Special Comments: This is the same course as SOM 600.707.