Graduate Programs

Student Learning Outcomes

Certificate in Informatics in Health Information Management and Exchange

Individuals graduating from this program will support the collection, management, retrieval, exchange, and/or analysis of information in electronic form, in healthcare and public health organizations.

  1. Understanding Technology and Methodologies for processing data, information and knowledge in Health Care
    • Explain concepts of information and communication technologies.
    • Elaborate basic informatics terminology like data, information, knowledge, hardware, software, networks, information systems, information systems management, databases.
    • Implement standards and terminologies for documenting health events and exchanging protected health information.
  2. Information Literacy for Health Care
    • Determine the nature and extent of the information needed to build effective health information exchange services.
    • Propose infrastructure needed for health information exchange effectively and efficiently.
    • Evaluate information and its sources critically and incorporates selected information into health information exchange services.
    • Evaluate outcomes of health information exchange services on health care outcomes.
  3. Information Management
    • Verbalize the importance of health information exchange to health care outcomes.
    • Have knowledge of various types of health information exchange services.
    • Assure confidentiality of protected patient health information when using health information exchange.
    • Assure access control in the use of health information exchange.
    • Assure the security of health information exchange.
    • Possess the skills as outlined in supportive functions component of the HL7 model applicable to health information exchange.
    • Understand the principles upon which organizational and professional Health Information System for providers and consumers are based.