INFO-B 509 Fundamentals of Clinical Care for Health Informaticians
- Prerequisites: None
- Delivery: Online
Fundamentals of Clinical Care for Health Informaticians is an introduction to the concepts, principles, problems, and practices that define the U.S. healthcare system. Topics include health and health status, elements of the healthcare delivery system, healthcare facilities and professions, healthcare financing and regulation, ethics in healthcare and overarching policy issues.
This course enables health informatics students who do not have medical backgrounds to work within the U.S. healthcare system and communicate with clinicians and providers by developing a fundamental understanding of the healthcare system, processes for delivering healthcare, clinical decision-making, and basic principles of evidence-based practice.