Interprofessional Healthcare Informatics

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Interprofessional Healthcare Informatics

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About this course: Interprofessional Healthcare Informatics is a graduate-level, hands-on interactive exploration of real informatics tools and techniques offered by the University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota's National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. We will be incorporating technology-enabled educational innovations to bring the subject matter to life. Over the 10 modules, we will create a vital online learning community and a working healthcare informatics network. We will explore perspectives of clinicians like dentists, physical therapists, nurses, and physicians in all sorts of practice settings worldwide. Emerging technologies, telehealth, ga…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: Interprofessional Healthcare Informatics is a graduate-level, hands-on interactive exploration of real informatics tools and techniques offered by the University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota's National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. We will be incorporating technology-enabled educational innovations to bring the subject matter to life. Over the 10 modules, we will create a vital online learning community and a working healthcare informatics network. We will explore perspectives of clinicians like dentists, physical therapists, nurses, and physicians in all sorts of practice settings worldwide. Emerging technologies, telehealth, gaming, simulations, and eScience are just some of the topics that we will consider. Throughout the course, we’ll focus on creativity, controversy, and collaboration - as we collectively imagine and create the future within the rapidly evolving healthcare informatics milieu. All healthcare professionals and IT geeks are welcome!

Created by:  University of Minnesota
  • Taught by:  Karen Monsen, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Assistant Professor

    School of Nursing
Commitment 7 hours of videos and quizzes Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.3 stars Average User Rating 4.3See what learners said Coursework

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University of Minnesota The University of Minnesota is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

Syllabus


WEEK 1


Introduction



1 video, 2 readings expand


  1. Video: Course Introduction and Overview
  2. Reading: Welcome
  3. Reading: Course Team


Informatics Theory



Week 1 begins! This week, we explore and apply theories of healthcare informatics to professional practice. By the end of this week, you will be able to: describe informatics theory, analyze informatics theory related to practice and analyze health topics of interest to healthcare.


2 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Informatics Theory Part 1
  2. Video: Informatics Theory Part 2
  3. Reading: Further Discovery


WEEK 2


Data, Information, and Knowledge



This module explores and applies standardized terminologies to professional practice. By the end of this module, learners will be able to: analyze the transformation of data to information to knowledge and explore and apply standardized terminologies to professional practice.


3 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Data, Information, and Knowledge
  2. Video: Introduction to the Omaha System
  3. Video: An Omaha System Journey: Diane Thorson
  4. Reading: Further Discovery

Graded: Data, Information, Knowledge, and the Omaha System

WEEK 3


Electronic Health Record (EHR) Components, Evidence-Based Practice
This module links EHR use to evidence-based practice. By the end of this module, learners will be able to: identify the benefits and goals of an electronic health record and analyze evidence-based practice within the context of the electronic health record.


2 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Electronic Health Records
  2. Video: Evidence Based Practice
  3. Reading: Further Discovery

Graded: Electronic Health Record (EHR) , Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)

WEEK 4


Quality Improvement/ Workflow Analysis/ Redesign



Week 5 begins! This week we examine informatics in relationship to new technologies in healthcare. Telehealth and technology are creating new ways to link people, and care, and health information. By the end of this week, you will be able to: examine applications of telehealth technologies and describe methods of engaging consumers in using health information technologies.


2 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Quality Improvement
  2. Video: Workflow Processes
  3. Reading: Further Discovery

Graded: Quality Improvement/ Workflow Analysis/ Redesign

WEEK 5


Telehealth/ Consumer Health/ Mobile Technology



This module examines informatics in relationship to new technologies in healthcare. By the end of this module, learners will be able to: examine applications of telehealth technologies and describe methods of engaging consumers in using health information technologies.


3 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Informatics and Telehealth
  2. Video: Telehealth
  3. Video: Consumer Health Informatics
  4. Reading: Further Discovery

Graded: Telehealth/ Consumer Health/ Mobile Technology

WEEK 6


Community/ Population Health
This module relates informatics to community and population health. By the end of this module, learners will be able to: relate informatics to community and population health and analyze applications of geospatial information systems and health.


1 video, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Informatics and Population Health
  2. Reading: Further Discovery

Graded: Informatics and Population Health

WEEK 7


Informatics, Gaming, and Simulation



This module describes applications of gaming, simulation, and virtual reality tools in healthcare. By the end of this module, learners will be able to: analyze informatics and gaming in relationship to health and healthcare and describe use of simulations and informatics to improve healthcare quality.


3 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Informatics, Gaming, and Simulations
  2. Video: Game Based Teaching and Computer Simulation
  3. Video: Computational Modeling and Simulation
  4. Reading: Further Discovery

Graded: Education and Gaming

WEEK 8


Informatics and Ethics



This module explores ethical issues related to healthcare informatics in the interprofessional context. By the end of this module, learners will be able to: explore ethical issues related to healthcare informatics in the interprofessional context and analyze security and privacy challenges related to healthcare informatics.


1 video, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Informatics and Ethics
  2. Reading: Further Discovery

Graded: Informatics and Ethics

WEEK 9


Data Exchange and Interoperability



This module explores interprofessional aspects of healthcare data exchange and interoperability. By the end of this module, learners will be able to: describe information exchange and interoperability and analyze interprofessional aspects of information exchange and interoperability in healthcare.


4 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Health Information Exchange
  2. Video: Standardization - Part 1
  3. Video: Standardization - Part 2
  4. Video: Standardization - Part 3
  5. Reading: Further Discovery

Graded: Data Exchange and Interoperability

WEEK 10


Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge



This module explores the contribution of healthcare informatics to the foundation of knowledge in healthcare. By the end of this module, learners will be able to: analyze implications of Big Data for healthcare research and synthesize insights related to interprofessional healthcare informatics.


4 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge
  2. Video: Data Visualization Part 1
  3. Video: Data Visualization Part 2
  4. Video: Synthesis
  5. Reading: Further Discovery

Graded: Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge
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