This track is targeted to students currently working in health care with a two-year degree in a health care related field, possibly with no formal training in information technology (IT) and to those students holding a two-year degree related to any area of health information systems, or the equivalent. Students in this track have an interest in becoming more involved in IT-related projects or IT decision-making in their organizations. The track covers basic computer programming and database systems to prepare students to deploy new software tools to meet the needs of a clinical practice or administration. In addition, emerging trends in medical informatics are covered in the context of providing practical and up-to-date examples of technologies that have the potential to significantly improve communication, patient safety, and quality of care in health care and/or public health arenas.
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TERM CREDIT COURSE TITLE OFFERED FORMAT HOURS
CGS 3464 Prog Using Visual Basic Fa, Sp, Su MC/ONLINE 3 COP 3813 Internet Programming Sp ONLINE 3 COP 4710 Database Systems Fa, Sp, Su ONLINE 3 CGS 3604 Applications of Info. Tech. Fa, Sp, Su ONLINE 3 COP 2253 Programming Using JAVA Fa, Sp, Su MC/ONLINE 3 CEN 3031 Software Engineering I Fa 3 HSA 4192 Intro to Medical Informatics Fa, Sp ONLINE 3 HSA 4193 Electronic Clinical Record Systems Su ONLINE 3 HSA 4990 (for HSA 4511) Advanced Topics Info Technology Sp ONLINE 3 Choose two of the following: 6 CGS 3183 Web Design for E-Commerce Sp ONLINE CEN 4721 Human-Computer Interaction Sp ONLINE COP 2830 Script Programming Fa, Sp MC Upper level electives 9
TOTAL HOURS 42