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Health Informatics Certificate Program


The certificate in Health Informatics is multidisciplinary and is designed to prepare health profession students with the introductory skills and knowledge needed for electronic health records usability, interoperability and data exchange, meeting meaningful use initiatives, improving clinical workflow, and analyzing data to improve overall health care delivery and outcomes through the use of health information technology. Courses for the certificate may also meet the requirements for other degree programs. This certificate may be completed with 19-22 credit hours

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
CSCI 145C or CIS 141 Introduction to Computing or Basic Computer Literacy     3
CS 157 Information Security I     3
CIS 243 Principles of MIS     3
CD 280, DH 100, HCA 340, HIM 100, SWRK 205 Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders, Introduction to Dental Hygiene, Health Care Organization and Management, Health Data Content and Structure, Introduction to Social Work    1-4
HIM 330 Electronic Health Record Systems     3
BDAN 330 or CIT 350 Structured Data Analysis or Database Administration     3
HIM 430 Health Data Management and Analytics     3
Total    19-22

 

For More Information contact
Jan Hunt-Shepherd, MHA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, CPHQ
Health Information Management
Academic Complex 413
270-745-3548
jan.hun-shepherd@wku.edu

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 Last Modified 1/8/19