HI 5310 Foundations of Health Information Sciences I
Foundations of Health Informatics I is designed to provide an overview of current issues and future challenges in the field of health information sciences.
This course requires consent of the instructor. You need to secure that consent before you can register for this course. Contact your instructor if you have any questions. Also, in terms of background this course requires the following.
- High-school math including algebra and basic statistics.
- A basic functional understanding of the World Wide Web (i.e. how to use a web browser, download files, play media files, etc.)
- A modern computer (any kind) with administrator access. You cannot use a work-issued computer for this class.
By the end of the course, the student should be able to:
- Apply the thought processes of health informatics to real world problems
- Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using information technology in healthcare
- Discuss the role of Data, Information, and Knowledge in modern healthcare
- Read and discuss the contemporary Informatics scientific literature