HCIN 520 Essential Informatics Skills II
This is the second half of the keystone course for the Program in Healthcare Informatics, both for the certificate and the master’s degree. The student engages in a 3-credit executive format course that provides them with a robust set of tools for devising customized potential solutions to a range of Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) implementation challenges facing healthcare systems today. Interactive sessions are needed to facilitate mastery of interpersonal skills. The goal of the course is familiarity with basic techniques and current best practices for the planning, evaluation, implementation, adoption and optimization of healthcare IT systems. The successful learner will be able to lead multidisciplinary teams, plan and execute HIT projects, work in an Agile/Lean environment, leverage adult learning theory, optimize the human-computer interface, and advise on HIT compliance issues.
Course ID: HCIN 520
Semester Hours: 3