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
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
Informatics / Technology
Social Workers
General Public Health Staff
Public Health
Public Information / Media Specialists
Information Systems Professionals
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Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals:
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: yes
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Sponsor: South Central Public Health Partnership
Accreditations: none
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Phone: 504-988-1342
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