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Course Schedule & Descriptions

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Cohort 2 Cohort 3 Cohort 4

Course Schedule* – Cohort 2: Wednesday

Semester Course Week beginning:
Fall 1, 2011 NURS 510 - Interdisciplinary Healthcare Informatics Aug 15 - Oct 10, 2011
Fall 2, 2011 CMIS 564 - Database Design Oct 24 - Dec 19, 2011
Spring 1, 2012 CS 560 - Information Discovery in Electronic Healthcare Records Jan 9 - Mar 5, 2012
Spring 2, 2012 CMIS 535 - Project Management Standard Processes Mar 19 - May 14, 2012
Fall 1, 2012 PAPA 420 - Quantitative Analysis Aug 13 - Oct 8, 2012
Fall 2, 2012 NURS 511 - Legal, Ethical, Social Issues in an Information Age Oct 22 - Dec 17, 2012
Spring 1, 2013 CMIS 557 - Enterprise Resource Planning Jan 7 - Mar 4, 2013
Spring 2, 2013 IT 590 - Seminar in IT: Instructional Design & Media Selection for Healthcare Informatics Mar 18 - May 13, 2013
Fall 1, 2013 PSYC 576 - Graduate Seminar in Organizational Development Aug 12 - Oct 7, 2013
Fall 1, 2013 CMIS/CS/NURS 596a - Capstone I
Fall 2, 2013 NURS 512 - Managing Quality and Safety in Healthcare Oct 21 - Dec 16, 2013
Fall 2, 2013 CMIS/CS/NURS 596b - Capstone II
Spring 1, 2014 CMIS 588 - Seminar in CMIS: Information Security Jan 6 - Mar 3, 2014
Spring 1, 2014 CMIS/CS/NURS 596c - Capstone III
* This schedule is subject to change.

Course Schedule* – Cohort 3: Monday

Semester Course Week beginning:
Fall 2, 2012 NURS 509 - Interdisciplinary Healthcare Informatics Oct 22 - Dec 17, 2012
Spring 1, 2013 CMIS 535 - Project Management Standard Processes Jan 7 - Mar 4, 2013
Spring 2, 2013 PAPA 420 - Quantitative Analysis Mar 18 - May 13, 2013
Fall 1, 2013 CS 434 - Database Management Systems Aug 12 - Oct 7, 2013
Fall 2, 2013 CS 560 - Information Discovery in Electronic Healthcare Records Oct 21 - Dec 16, 2013
Spring 1, 2014 NURS 511 - Legal, Ethical, Social Issues in an Information Age Jan 6 - Mar 3, 2014
Spring 2, 2014 CMIS 557 - Enterprise Resource Planning Mar 17 - May 12, 2014
Fall 1, 2014 PSYC 576 - Graduate Seminar in Organizational Development Aug 11 - Oct 6, 2014
Fall 2, 2014 IT 590 - Seminar in IT: Instructional Design & Media Selection for Healthcare Informatics Oct 20 - Dec 15, 2014
CMIS/CS/NURS 596a - Capstone I
Spring 1, 2015 NURS 512 - Managing Quality and Safety in Healthcare Jan 12 - Mar 9, 2015
CMIS/CS/NURS 596b - Capstone II
Spring 2, 2015 CMIS 588 - Seminar in CMIS: Information Security Mar 23 - May 18, 2015
CMIS/CS/NURS 596c - Capstone III

* This schedule is subject to change.

Course Schedule* – Cohort 4: Wednesday

Semester Course Week Beginning Day/Time
Spring 1, 2014 NURS 509 - Interdisciplinary Healthcare Informatics Jan 6 - Mar 3, 2014 Wednesday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Spring 2, 2014 CMIS 557 - Enterprise Resource Planning Mar 17 - May 12, 2014 Monday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Fall 1, 2014 PSYC 576 - Graduate Seminar in Organizational Development Aug 11 - Oct 6, 2014 Monday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Fall 2, 2014 IT 590 - Seminar in IT: Instructional Design & Media Selection for Healthcare Informatics Oct 20 - Dec 15, 2014 Monday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Spring 1, 2015 CMIS 535 - Project Management Standard Processes Jan 12 - Mar 9, 2015 Wednesday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Spring 2, 2015 PAPA 420 - Quantitative Analysis Mar 23 - May 18, 2015 Wednesday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Fall 1, 2015 CS 434 - Database Management Systems Aug 10 - Oct 5, 2015 Wednesday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Fall 2, 2015 CS 560 - Information Discovery in Electronic Healthcare Records Oct 19 - Dec 14, 2015 Wednesday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Spring 1, 2016 NURS 511 - Legal, Ethical, Social Issues in an Information Age Jan 4 - Feb 29, 2016 Wednesday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Spring 1, 2016 HCIM 596a - Capstone I
Spring 2, 2016 NURS 512 - Managing Quality and Safety in Healthcare Mar 14 - May 9, 2016 Wednesday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Spring 2, 2016 HCIM 596b - Capstone II
Fall 1, 2016 CMIS 588 - Seminar in CMIS: Information Security Aug 8 - Oct 3, 2016 Wednesday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Fall 1, 2016 HCIM 596c - Capstone III
* This schedule is subject to change.

Health Care Informatics Course Descriptions

CMIS 535 - Database Management Systems - A framework of standard processes based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge and other resources. Includes processes for managing scope, time, quality, cost, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement.

CMIS 557 - Enterprise Resource Planning - The role of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software in the business environment will be explored using SAP. A risk-management approach will be emphasized.

CMIS 588 - Seminar in CMIS: Information Security - An introduction to the technical and administrative aspects of Information Security and Assurance. Provides an understanding of the key issues associated with protecting information assets, determining the levels of protection and response to security incidents, and designing an effective information security system.

CS 434 - Database Design - Database management system concepts, models, and languages. Entity/relationship, relational, and object-oriented data models; relational database design and implementation including SQL; object databases.

CS 560 - Information Discovery in Electronic Healthcare Records - Survey of analytical techniques for discovering information in electronic healthcare record systems through data mining, text mining, and human-driven visual analytics techniques.

IT 590 - Seminar in IT: Instructional Design and Media Selection for Healthcare Informatics - Provides a foundation in systematic instructional design (ISD). The course focus includes the various activities of the ISD process. This course also will address the several aspects of media and their capabilities as delivery tools for instruction.

NURS 509 - Interdisciplinary Health Care Informatics - This course introduces informatics technology and theory. The focus then shifts to searching, managing, and evaluating data, analyzing information systems, and integrating technology into practice.

NURS 511 - Social, Ethical, and Legal Issues in an Information Age - Basic and emerging social, ethical and legal issues related to searching, storing and using health care information and the ethical and legal formation of informatics professionals.

NURS 512 - Managing Quality and Safety in Healthcare - Examination of processes and integration of concepts used to measure and improve the quality and effectiveness of health care is discussed. Research statistics and quality data will be examined and analyzed.

HCIM 596a, NURS 596a, CMIS 596a, CS596a - Capstone I - During Capstone I, the student will initiate the information systems design project. The student will conduct a feasibility study to determine the project scope and objectives, alternative design options, and cost-effectiveness.

HCIM 596a, NURS 596b, CMIS 596b, CS596b - Capstone II - During Capstone II, the student will develop the requirements for the information systems design project. The student will develop the detailed analysis of the existing system and logical systems design for the proposed system (e.g. the requirements specification).

HCIM 596a, NURS 596c, CMIS 596c, CS596c - Capstone III - During Capstone III, the student will implement the information systems design project. The student will focus on detailed systems design, including program design, configuration, and test planning, and systems implementation, including training, testing, documentation, data migration, quality assurance, and information security.

PAPA 420 - Quantitative Analysis - Research design, descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, nonparametric statistics, analysis of variance, correlation, and regression.

PSYC 576 - Graduate Seminar in Organizational Development - Early history, assumptions, concepts, and various change strategies. Human process approaches to planned change within a systems framework.