The History of Public Health Informatics: Where Do We Go from Here?
 Course ID: 1031837
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number: 200
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): 1 Certificate of Attendance
 Certificate:
Course Description: What is public health informatics (PHI)? Simply put, PHI is a sub-field of public health. Program faculty will journey through the evolution of public health informatics and describe how key events over the past decade have contributed to development and utilization of many computerized systems that support public health practice. Special focus will be given to major PHI applications including syndromic surveillance. Emerging (e.g., geographic information systems, text-messaging) and future (e.g., social networking, public health information exchange) PHI applications will also be discussed.  Contact hours (2)
Subject Area(s):
General Public Health
Surveillance
Informatics / Technology
Audience(s):
Nurses
Social Workers
General Public Health Staff
Public Health
Public Information / Media Specialists
Information Systems Professionals
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies:
Tier One
    Analytic / Assessment Skills
       Identifies sources of public health data and information
       Describes the public health applications of quantitative and qualitative data
       Describes how data are used to address scientific, political, ethical, and social public health issues
Tier One
    Public Health Sciences Skills
       Relates public health science skills to the Core Public Health Functions and Ten Essential Services of Public Health
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: yes
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: South Central Public Health Partnership
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
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Phone: 504-988-1342
email: trdirect@tulane.edu
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August 21, 2013
It was a very informative course. Thanks.
 
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