Public Health Information Systems
 Course ID: 1012721
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number: prdct000000000001087
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): Certificate of Attendance
 Certificate:
Course Description:

This course will introduce participants to the concept of medical/health informatics and provide some general examples of information technology as applied in health care. The focus is at the system level, not individual applications. The course also defines the national [health] information infrastructure and initiates discussion about the recommendations from the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics. The issues underlying information and technology standards and key standards setting organizations supporting the national health information infrastructure are also identified. Journal articles and links to important source documents addressing the discussions of various issues are provided as a supplement to lectures and discussion.

Contact Hours (7)

Subject Area(s):
Policy / Planning
Informatics / Technology
Audience(s):
Public Health
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies:
Tier One
    Analytic / Assessment Skills
       Describes the public health applications of quantitative and qualitative data
       Uses information technology to collect, store, and retrieve data
Tier One
    Policy Development / Program Planning Skills
       Demonstrates the use of public health informatics practices and procedures
Tier One
    Financial Planning and Management Skills
       Demonstrates public health informatics skills to improve program and business operations
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: yes
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: South Central Public Health Partnership
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Brandi Bordelon
Phone: 504-988-1342
email: trdirect@tulane.edu
URL:
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