Sample of the online course format
IAKM 60401 Health Information Management
Covers the areas encompassing Health information management including the planning, selection, deployment, and management of electronic medical records (EMR), management decision-support and tracking systems (DSS), and other health information technologies (HIT).
IAKM 60402 Legal Issues in Health Information Management
Introduction to the fundamentals of law for Health Informatics and Information Management. Elements of the course include general legal principles and healthcare; legal electronic medical records (EMR); Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy rules and security rules; access, requests and disclosure of health information; required reporting and mandatory disclosure laws; risk management and quality improvement; compliance; workforce overview; related ethics and social issues.
IAKM 60403 Health Information Systems
Introduction to information systems and their applications in healthcare used for managerial and clinical support. Study the fundamentals of information systems, including Electronic Medical Records (EMR), information security. Understand the role of standardized codes, vocabularies and terminologies used in health information systems. Analysis of management and enterprise systems, identify the key elements to manage information resources effectively and the trends affecting the development of health information systems and networks.
IAKM 60410 Health Records Management
Conceptual foundations and practicum for health records management, including the planning, implementation and operation of electronic medical records (EMR); the management of EMR in management and enterprise systems; identifying, selecting and evaluating EMR and health information systems, applications, and repositories; and issues of data quality, integrity, migration, and interoperability.
IAKM 60002 Knowledge Organization Structures, Systems, and Services
Introduction to various types of knowledge organization systems/services/structures (KOS) used in the networked environment. Understanding of the functional, philosophical, logical and linguistic fundamentals of KOS. Explanation of design options, features of KOS, and procedures to be used in the thesaurus, taxonomy and ontology construction.
IAKM 60301 Foundational Principles of Knowledge Management
This course covers an introduction to: historical roots for knowledge and knowledge management; theories/definitions of knowledge; theories, applications, tools, and practices of KM; Knowledge Management Life-Cycle Framework and Models; significant issues in KM – best practices, culture, economics, strategy, intellectual capital, sustainable innovation.
IAKM 60104 Usability I
Provides a conceptual and practical overview of the processes and methods of usability testing, such as Think Aloud protocols, performance measurements and eye-tracking analysis. Actual usability testing is performed, using quantitative and qualitative methods and employing current and emerging software tools to facilitate data collection and analysis.
IAKM 60105 Information Technologies
This course covers four aspects of information technology: essential technology concepts, the making of software, the social consequences of information technology and the role of non-programmers in technology design. Topics include operating systems, networks, search engines, markup languages, social software, dynamic languages, cloud computing, open source software, technology trends and the history of computing.
IAKM 61095 Clinical Decision Support Systems
The transition from the paper medical record to the electronic health record will have a significant impact on patient care, but it is the transition of clinical data to clinical knowledge that has the profound transformative capabilities for patient care. This course provides a practical survey of clinical decision support systems in real world applications intended to improve quality and safety of patient care. Students will become familiar with the basic requirements for clinical decision support systems and the challenges associated with the development and deployment of new applications within the healthcare setting.
Additional courses under development.