Health Informatics, Certificate (1740)
Department website: http://www.wku.edu/publichealth
Janice R. Hunt-Shepherd, email@example.com, (270) 745-3548
The certificate in Health Informatics is multidisciplinary and is designed to prepare health profession students with the introductory skills and knowledge needed for electronic health records usability, interoperability and data exchange, meeting meaningful use initiatives, improving clinical workflow, and analyzing data to improve overall health care delivery and outcomes through the use of health information technology.
Courses for the certificate may also meet the requirements for other degree programs.
Program Requirements (19-22 hours)
|CSCI 145C||Introduction to Computing||3|
|or CIS 141||Analytics and Technology|
|CS 157||Information Security I||3|
|BDAN 305||Principles of MIS with Spreadsheets||3|
|BDAN 330||Structured Data Analysis||3|
|or CIT 350||Database Administration I|
|HIM 330||Electronic Health Record Systems||3|
|HIM 430||Health Data Management and Analytics||3|
|Select 1-4 hours of the following: 1||1-4|
|Health Data Content and Structure|
|Introduction to Dental Hygiene|
|Introduction to Social Work|
|Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders|
|Health Care Organization and Management|
Other health care introductory class as approved by Health Informatics Certificate Advisor
Must be completed prior to HIM 330.