HIT 5300 Introduction to Health Informatics

(web-based instruction)

3 semester credit hours 

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor 

This introductory graduate level course covers the discipline of informatics in health care delivery and is designed to be multi-disciplinary in nature. The course will focus on the clinical aspects of information technology and provides a broad overview to the nature of information technology, focusing on hardware, software and conceptual models of information. Students will explore different data types and data models specific to their discipline and those that can be shared across disciplines. The focus will be on comparing and contrasting the data types and data models of the different disciplines. 

This course is cross-listed with HI 5300.