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School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Clinical Research and Leadership (CRL)
Survey of Medicine for Informaticians
Survey/Med for Informaticians
Fall 2016
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students in the medical informatics program or with permission of the instructor
HSCI 2102


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Remote proctor fee.

Survey of clinical medicine and basic concepts related to clinical process, medical vocabulary, anatomy, pathophysiology, and clinical disease management for selected organ systems and healthcare specialties; evaluation of medical records, clinical decision making, and health providers in the U.S. healthcare system. Laboratory fee. Completion of one course in general biology, anatomy, or physiology may be substituted for the prerequisite.

1. Describe clinical process and clinical care environments. 2. Interpret medical language to communicate and collaborate effectively with clinicians. 3. Demonstrate the basic uses and limitations of Medical Record Systems and Clinical Information System tools (EHR, PACS, Pharmacy, CDSS) 4. Explain common pathophysiologic processes and present information about specific disease diagnosis and management. 5. Analyze information needs and information flows in clinical care contexts. 6. Describe types of health providers, provider training, and continuing education in the US healthcare system to understand stakeholder needs.

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