In this course, you will learn:
- What types of jobs are available in the field of health information technology?
- What are the foundational disciplines of health information technology?
- What is Clinical Decision Support and how does it work?
- What are the components of an electronic health record, and how does it work?
- What is the purpose of Health Terminologies?
- What is the role of text and data mining in healthcare?
- What image processing techniques are utilised to make health images usable?
- What happens if a health information system's usability is poor?
- How does Health Information Systems ensure the safety of patients?
- This massive open online course (MOOC) aims to provide the diverse and international audience of health practitioners, students, managers, administrators, technical experts (e.g., computer programmers or user interface architects) and researchers with a survey of current and emerging health information technology trends.
- The entire course covers 4 weeks divided into 11 modules. Completion certificates are issued on the basis of participation in all 11 modules and submission of a final project. A weekly commitment is estimated to be about 3 hours of learning and engaging in course-related projects. The final grade for the course will be calculated based on the submission of the weekly quizzes (100% of the grade).