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Monday, October 24, 2011

Education and Training for Health Informatics

With great pleasure Supten Institute announces the inaugural 12-week online Certificate course on Health Informatics. The course is web-based, text-based, asynchronous.

Goal
This course is intended to introduce the basics of healthcare informatics. At the end of completion of this course, the students will be skilled in the learning objectives listed below.

Learning Objectives
  1. Know about basic health informatics including electronic health / medical records (EHR/EMR), telehealth (e-health and telemedicine), medical imaging, evidence- based medicine (EBM), and healthcare interoperability standards.
  2. Be aware of the role of hardware, software and networks used in healthcare.
  3. Demonstrate skills in querying medical databases (including literature) relevant to clinical management and medical research.
  4. Understand basic skills required to develop databases relevant to healthcare.
  5. Understand the use of a hospital information system (identify the data requirements enough for a requirement analysis).