Informatics for Healthcare (HSL365)
This course explores the fundamental role of informatics in healthcare and its function in delivering safe and quality care. The course integrates healthcare informatics with various healthcare professions to gather, process, and manage digital information. The different information systems necessary for transmitting and storing medical records will be examined. Patient information management, maintain and protecting confidential patient data, and ensuring compliance in the healthcare environment will be discussed. Leading the healthcare team through downtime scenarios is a key skill in ensuring seamless communication throughout the healthcare enterprise. Upon completion of this course the student will be able to recognize and respond to various scenarios related to healthcare informatics. Credit: 3 hours. This course is offered in an online format. Spring or as needed.