cis208 | undergraduate

Information Systems Fundamentals In Health Care

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This course introduces the fundamentals of computer systems and the role of information processing in today's health care environment. An overview is presented of information systems, systems development, operating systems and programming, database management, networking and telecommunications, and the Internet.  



This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Information Systems Overview

    • Identify the components and roles of information systems.
    • Describe how information systems enable and enhance health care organizations.

    Information Flow and Security

    • Identify how information flows through a healthcare organization.

    • Describe system components that enable information use.
    • Identify the effect of information security concerns on systems.
    • Evaluate ethical situations in IT.

    Web and Mobile Computing

    • Identify how the Internet and mobile devices impact information systems.
    • Explain how information systems utilize new technologies.

    Information System Usage in Organizations

    • Identify types of systems used in health care organizations.
    • Explain how business requirements drive system use.

    Managing Information Technology

    • Identify factors affecting system acquisition.
    • Explain how current IT systems are managed.
    • Explain the role of strategic planning in IT.
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