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HIMA410 - Informatics and Analytics

Course Details

Course Code: HIMA410 Course ID: 4914 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course offers an overview of the field of health informatics and analytics by providing students with the fundamental knowledge of the concepts of health informatics applications as they relate to the collection, storage, retrieval, communication and optimal use of health related data and how technology can be used in the delivery of health care. The basic principles of health informatics and analytics that govern communication systems, clinical decisions, information retrieval, telemedicine, bioinformatics and evidence based medicine will be explored.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, candidates will be able to:

  1. Analyze healthcare statistical data for decision making
  2. Interpret inferential statistics
  3. Utilize technology for data collection, storage, analysis and reporting of information
  4. Assess systems capabilities to meet regulatory requirement for electronic signature, audit logs and data corrections
  5. Evaluate systems architecture, database design and data warehousing
  6. Create the electronic structure of health data to meet a variety of end user needs

Forum
Please join the forums each week. Replies must be posted in the week due and replies after the end of the each week will not be graded. The Forums are for student interaction and input should be submitted before the week ends in order to fully participate in the discussions. Students should demonstrate their own knowledge in the forums and avoid copying and pasting from websites.

Guidelines:

• Post the initial response to each forum by 11:55pm,ET Wednesday.
• Initial responses should be no less than 300 words.
• Initial responses are to be original in content and demonstrate a thorough analysis of the topic.
• Reply to at least 2 of your classmates in each forum by 11:55pm, ET, Sunday.
• Replies to classmates should be no less than 200 words.
• Responses to classmates are significant to advance the forum.
• All forums can be accessed in the Forums section of the course.

Book Title: Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach, 2nd ed. - the VitalSource e-book is provided via the APUS Bookstore
Author: Nelson, Ramona
Publication Info: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323402316
Book Title: Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles, and Practice, 5th ed. - the VitalSource e-book is provided via the APUS Bookstore
Author: Oachs, Pamela
Publication Info: AHIMA
ISBN: 9781584265146

Book Title:Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach, 2nd ed. - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9780323402316
Publication Info:VS-ELSEVIER HEALTH
Author:Nelson, Ramona
Unit Cost:$76.47
Electronic ISBN:9780323402316
Electronic Unit Cost:$65.95
Book Title:Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles, and Practice, 5th ed.
ISBN:9781584265146
Publication Info:AHIMA
Author:Oachs, Pamela
Unit Cost:$116.40
Electronic ISBN:9781584265368
Electronic Unit Cost:$115.00
Book Title:EHR Go (aka Neehr Perfect) - Program Key & purchase instructions provided inside the classroom. Students will need access for the entire program. This material is not covered by the APUS Book Grant.
Author:No Author Specified
Electronic Unit Cost:$285.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.