Virtual Course Offering: Introduction to Health Informatics from AMIA and the Univeristy of Kansas

AMIA 10×10 with University of Kansas

The University of Kansas School of Nursing and the Center for Health Informatics is offering the course, Introduction to Health Informatics, as part of the AMIA 10×10 program. This completely virtual course provides an introduction to the field of health informatics. The course focuses on five themes: health informatics foundations; clinical decision support; human/organizational factors/public health/consumer health informatics and current issues in health informatics including best practices.  The KU 10×10 course is targeted at individuals who are clinicians, physicians, public health practitioners, pharmacists, and researchers, IT professionals, nurses, systems analysts, Fellows, epidemiologists, and others interested in the field of health informatics.  Dr. Helen Connors is the Executive Director of the KU Center for Health Informatics and she serves as Director of the Kansas 10×10 offering.

Register Now!  Course begins September 15, 2014!

Kansas 10×10 Goal

The goal of the Kansas 10×10 course is to provide students with an introductory survey of the field of health informatics. This course will educate the student with regards to foundational informatics, semantic interoperability, decision support, safety initiatives, and the emerging fields of consumer, biomedical and public health informatics.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Overview, History & Milestones in Clinical Informatics & Nursing Informatics
  • Population Health Informatics
  • Translational Bioinformatics
  • Consumer Health Informatics
  • Medical Devices
  • Overview of Health Information Technology & HIE
  • Federal, State and Private Sector Initiatives
  • Privacy and Security
  • Human Factors
  • Training, Implementation, Organizational Change & Unintended Consequences
  • Using Health Data
  • Guideline Development, Assessment and Deployment
  • Clinical Rules and Decision Support

Registered students will receive a complimentary AMIA Affiliate membership for the 2015 calendar year (those who are not already AMIA members) which includes access to all 23 working groups, will be eligible for a certificate of completion and may claim up to 45 CME credits.  Please pass this email on to anyone you think may be interested in virtual health and biomedical informatics courses.

View the detailed course description and register for this offering at:
http://www.amia.org/education/10×10-courses

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