I wanted to share this online course on "Interprofessional Healthcare
Informatics" being offered by Coursera:
A brief description of the course follows:
*This course examines the implications of informatics for practice, in
nursing, public health, and healthcare in general. It covers electronic
health record issues and relates ethical, legislative and political issues
to health informatics. Students will also explore global and future
Interprofessional health care informatics is a graduate-level, hands-on
interactive exploration of real informatics tools and techniques. We will
be incorporating technology-enabled educational innovations to bring the
subject matter to life. Over the 10 weeks that we study together, we will
create a vital online learning community and a working healthcare
We will explore perspectives of clinicians like dentists, physical
therapists, nurses, and physicians in all sorts of practice settings
worldwide. Emerging technologies, telehealth, gaming, simulations, and
eScience are just some of the topics that we will consider.
Throughout the course, we’ll focus on creativity, controversy, and
collaboration - as we collectively imagine and create the future within the
rapidly evolving healthcare informatics milieu. All healthcare
professionals and IT geeks are welcome!
Thanks to Marie Connelly for sharing this!