NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

102 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Health Informatics Program CurriculumOutline—Graduate Certificate in Medical Informatics Required Courses Credit Hours MI 5100 Survey of Biomedical Informatics 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 6413 Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt for Health Care 3 MI 6700 Computational Informatics 3 Total Credits 18 CurriculumOutline—Graduate Certificate in Public Health Informatics Required Courses Credit Hours MI 5100 Survey of Biomedical Informatics 3 MI 5130 Database Systems in Health Care 3 MI 6405 Public Health Informatics 3 MI 6421 Geographical Information Systems: Fundamentals for Health Care 3 PUH 5301 Biostatistics 3 PUH 5430 Epidemiology 3 Total Credits 18 MI 4100—Medical Terminology This self-paced online course provides a basic introduction to medical terminology using the body systems approach. It provides the student with guided practice and assessment of prefixes, suffixes, word roots, and combining forms. It includes vocabulary, definitions, spelling, and pronunciation. A problem-solving approach to learning is the key strategy and focus of this course. (1 credit hour) MI 4200—Health Care Organization and Administration This course provides students with an overview of health care management covering fundamental concepts and theories, including information systems management, operational leadership, strategic leadership, governance, foundations of clinical performance, clinical support services, community health, knowledge management, human resource management, the environment of care management, financial management, and marketing. A common theme of highperformance health care organizations (HCOs) are that they embrace a culture of transformational and evidence-based management. Both are carefully woven throughout the course. Also emphasized are critical management activities, including measures andmetrics, benchmarking, negotiated goal setting, and continuous improvement, which are all essential to highperformance HCOs. (1 credit hour) MI 4300—Foundations of Computing in Health Care This course is designed to introduce students to architectures of information systems and the logic used by computers to solve problems. Even though many students consider themselves “tech savvy” due to their prior use of information systems, most students do not have an appreciation of how computers Course Descriptions