Introduction to Health Informatics 101 Course Catalog

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One module is available each month.  Start at any time, the modules do not have to be taken in order!  Take any modules that interest you, or complete the entire series! Click the "Enroll now" link in the listing below to enroll into a module. Available dates are also displayed in the table.

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  • DOD Partners: Partners (case sensitive) 

Course Credit

Upon successful Module completion, students have access to a general education certificate, or a relevant accredited certificate through TMS 2.0.  The accredited certificates available include: ACCME, ACCME-NP, ACPE, ACPE-T, ANCC, APA, NBCC, ASWB, NYSED-SW.  Completion of the entire series is potentially worth a total of 70 credit hours.  The individual Module credits available are as follows:  

  • Module 1: 12 hours
  • Module 2: 13 hours
  • Module 3: 13 hours
  • Module 4: 12 hours
  • Module 5: 10 hours
  • Module 6: 10 hours

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Course name: Module 3: Workflow Analysis and Process Redesign
Course description:

This module will cover the fundamentals of workflow process analysis and system redesign in healthcare. Graphical process representation using flow chart diagrams, as well as methods for acquiring the clinical process knowledge needed for diagramming and analysis, are also addressed. The module will introduce the concepts and principles of human computer interaction and human factors as they relate to performance improvement. Newly Accredited!  Now offering 13 hours upon successful completion for: ACCME, ACCME-NP, ACPE,  ACPE-T, ANCC, APA, NBCC,  ASWB, NYSED-SW

Learning objectives:
  1. Discuss the usefulness of workflow analysis in identifying opportunities for improvement.
  2. Create a workflow diagram based upon the application of a systematic approach to workflow analysis.
  3. Describe strategies to gain acceptance of changes in work processes.
  4. Discuss human centered design framework and how it is applied to process redesign.
Start date: September 1, 2019
End date: September 30, 2019
Credit hours: 13
Enrollment period: Now - Sep 20
Enrollment link: Enroll now
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