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Oct 27, 2016 by Catherine Golden (cagw)
INFR 6102 : Principles of Medicine for Informaticians
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:07:28 GMT
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:22:27 GMT
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School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Clinical Research and Leadership (CRL)
Long Course Title
Principles of Medicine for Informaticians
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Repeatable for Credit?
graduate students in the data science program or those with prior undergraduate coursework in general biology or anatomy and physiology or pathophysiology
Dr. Qing Zeng
Frequency of Offering
Are there Course Equivalents?
INFR 4102 - Survey of Medicine for Informaticians
Are Fees Applicable?
Explanation and Description of Fees
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Describe any Sources of Additional Funding
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.
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. Assess information needs and information flows in clinical care contexts.
6. Compare types of health providers, provider training, and continuing education in the US healthcare system to understand stakeholder needs.
Uploaded a Course Syllabus
INFR 6102 Principles of Medicine for Informaticians.doc
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
Graduate level version on INFR 4102 - objectives elevated and final project added.
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