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Clinical Informatics

Student Consumer Information about this Program

Passionate about information technology, workflow redesign and engagement strategies for health care clinicians? This one-year certificate program is designed for licensed physicians, nurses and other clinical health care professionals seeking leadership roles leveraging information systems to

  • Improve health care safety and quality
  • Maximize workflow efficiencies
  • Preserve user and patient satisfaction

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. Completion of this training program prepares the participant 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 to be completed within one year.

Core Curriculum Specialized Courses (Choose 3) Mentored Practicum

The mentored practicum provides the opportunity to synthesize coursework and demonstrate competency in clinical informatics in the context of a real-world health care environment.