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Interprofessional Healthcare Informatics is a graduate-level, hands-on interactive exploration of real informatics tools and techniques offered by the University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota's National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. We will be incorporating technology-enabled educational innovations to bring the subject matter to life. Over the 10 modules, we will create a vital online learning community and a working healthcare informatics network. We will explore perspectives of clinicians like dentists, physical therapists, nurses, and physicians in all sorts of practice settings worldwide. Emerging technologies, telehealth, gaming, simulations, and eScience are just some of the topics that we will consider. Throughout the course, we’ll focus on creativity, controversy, and collaboration - as we collectively imagine and create the future within the rapidly evolving healthcare informatics milieu. All healthcare professionals and IT geeks are welcome!...
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Approx. 10 hours to complete

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Skills you will gain

Graph TheoryInformation TheoryData VirtualizationHealth InformaticsData Visualization (DataViz)
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100% online courses

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Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours of videos and quizzes...
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English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Clock
27 minutes to complete

Introduction

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Reading
1 video (Total 7 min), 2 readings
Reading2 readings
Welcome10m
Course Team10m
Clock
20 minutes to complete

Informatics Theory

Week 1 begins! This week, we explore and apply theories of healthcare informatics to professional practice. By the end of this week, you will be able to: describe informatics theory, analyze informatics theory related to practice and analyze health topics of interest to healthcare....
Reading
2 videos (Total 10 min), 1 reading
Video2 videos
Informatics Theory Part 26m
Reading1 reading
Further Discovery10m
Week
2
Clock
1 hour to complete

Data, Information, and Knowledge

This module explores and applies standardized terminologies to professional practice. By the end of this module, learners will be able to: analyze the transformation of data to information to knowledge and explore and apply standardized terminologies to professional practice....
Reading
3 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Introduction to the Omaha System6m
An Omaha System Journey: Diane Thorson13m
Reading1 reading
Further Discovery10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Data, Information, Knowledge, and the Omaha System 8m
Week
3
Clock
1 hour to complete

Electronic Health Record (EHR) Components, Evidence-Based Practice

This module links EHR use to evidence-based practice. By the end of this module, learners will be able to: identify the benefits and goals of an electronic health record and analyze evidence-based practice within the context of the electronic health record....
Reading
2 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Evidence Based Practice6m
Reading1 reading
Further Discovery10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Electronic Health Record (EHR) , Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)8m
Week
4
Clock
1 hour to complete

Quality Improvement/ Workflow Analysis/ Redesign

Week 5 begins! This week we examine informatics in relationship to new technologies in healthcare. Telehealth and technology are creating new ways to link people, and care, and health information. By the end of this week, you will be able to: examine applications of telehealth technologies and describe methods of engaging consumers in using health information technologies....
Reading
2 videos (Total 22 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Workflow Processes 14m
Reading1 reading
Further Discovery10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quality Improvement/ Workflow Analysis/ Redesign10m

Instructor

Karen Monsen, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

Assistant Professor
School of Nursing

About University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations....

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