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Skills you will gain

Graph TheoryInformation TheoryData VirtualizationHealth InformaticsData Visualization (DataViz)

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Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours of videos and quizzes...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
27 minutes to complete

Introduction

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1 video (Total 7 min), 2 readings
2 readings
Welcome10m
Course Team10m
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....
2 videos (Total 10 min), 1 reading
2 videos
Informatics Theory Part 26m
1 reading
Further Discovery10m
Week
2
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....
3 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Introduction to the Omaha System6m
An Omaha System Journey: Diane Thorson13m
1 reading
Further Discovery10m
1 practice exercise
Data, Information, Knowledge, and the Omaha System 8m
Week
3
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....
2 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Evidence Based Practice6m
1 reading
Further Discovery10m
1 practice exercise
Electronic Health Record (EHR) , Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)8m
Week
4
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....
2 videos (Total 22 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Workflow Processes 14m
1 reading
Further Discovery10m
1 practice exercise
Quality Improvement/ Workflow Analysis/ Redesign10m
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The course was very informative to expand upon. It would have been very nice to have the presentation material made available in the form of slides or a readable PDF document...

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Instructor

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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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