NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

100 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Health Informatics Program All courses considered for transfer into the programmust have been successfully completed with a grade of B (80 percent) or better. Transfer course grades are not calculated toward the student’s grade point average. An accepted applicant to the program who wishes to receive transfer credit must submit a written request and the appropriate verification documents (e.g., official transcripts, syllabi, and catalogs) to the program director. Graduation Requirements Current graduation requirements for the Medical Informatics/ Public Health Graduate Certificate programs can be found in the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Handbook at https://osteopathic.nova.edu/publications /forms/kpcom_student_handbook_2022.pdf. Curriculum Requirements The didactic courses will be offered online using NSU’s stateof-the-art, web-based distance learning technology, as well as on-site. Students will be required to complete a practicum within the environment in which it is being conducted. Students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 to be eligible to register or participate in practicum work. Financial Aid NSU’s Office of Student Financial Assistance is here to help as many qualified students as possible to complete their educational pursuit. Various loans, scholarships, and grants are available to qualified students to help ease the high cost of education. These financial assistance programs are described on our website (nova.edu/financialaid). Transfer of Credits Applicants or enrollees of the NSU-KPCOM Health Informatics Program may petition for transfer of credits earned from a regionally accredited institution. Degree-seeking students may petition for a maximum of 12 credit hours toward their degree, and certificate-seeking students may petition for a maximum of 6 credit hours toward their certificate. Any exceptions require the written approval of the programdirector. To be considered for transfer of credit, courses must have been completed less than five years prior to the beginning of the student’s first semester in the program. All courses to be transferred must be substantially equivalent to courses offered in the program, as determined by the program director and appropriate faculty members. CurriculumOutline—Master of Science in Health Informatics Required Courses Credit Hours MI 5000 Orientation to the Health Informatics Program 1 MI 5100 Survey of Biomedical Informatics 3 MI 5121 Information Systems Project Management in Health Care 3 MI 5130 Database Systems in Health Care 3 MI 5152 Information Security in Health Care 3 MI 5153 Telecommunications and Computer Networking in Health Care 3 MI 5160 System Analysis and Design for Health Care 3 MI 5400 Leadership Management and Organizational Behavior in Informatics 3 MI 6413 Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt for Health Care 3 MI 6700 Computational Informatics 3 MI 7000 Health Informatics Project/Practicum 4 Subtotal 32

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