HCI 500 Informatics for Healthcare Leaders, 1 credit

This course introduces informatics, defines it, and follows the evolution and history of health informatics in the United States. This course also identifies and describes the functional components of health informatics and the relationships among these components. It also describes and provides the goals for the health informatics masters program, including establishing a competence benchmark for each student. Students will complete an entry competency examination to assess their current level of health informatics expertise. This is a prerequisite first course for continued MSHI study.

Prerequisite: Current enrollment in the MSHI program.