Passionate about information technology, workflow redesign, and engagement strategies for health care clinicians? This one-year program is designed for licensed physicians, nurses, and other clinical health care professionals seeking leadership roles leveraging information systems to
New government requirements for electronic health record adoption and utilization will create a shortage of qualified clinical leaders who truly understand information systems and how to implement them to decrease medical errors and adverse events, while improving overall quality and patient outcomes. This training program prepares you for the implementation of certified electronic health record systems.
Training includes two core courses, three specialized courses, and a mentored practicum for a total of 18 credit hours. All courses can be completed online. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of a 3.00, with a grade of a B- or better in all individual coursework.
The mentored practicum provides the opportunity to synthesize coursework and demonstrate competency in clinical informatics in the context of a real-world healthcare environment.
You’ll learn to successfully lead the deployment and use of health IT to transform and improve the quality, safety, and outcomes of health services in clinical areas, increasing their value: