Information & Data Management along the Care Continuum

Faculty
Health Sciences
Department
Health Information Management
Course Code
HIMP 3340
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
36
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Hybrid
Typically Offered
To be determined
Campus
Online

Overview

Course Description
Students are introduced to health data and information needs across the health care continuum and the integral role and responsibilities of the health information management professional.
Course Content

In this course the learner will explore:

  • Health data concepts and information governance   
  • The major users of health care data  
  • The steps in the decision-making process with a focus on data collection  
  • Health data needs across the health care continuum  
  • The public and private sector use of health care data  
  • The fundamental concepts of health informatics including data, knowledge and information  
  • The formulation of data dictionaries in compliance with data standards for health information systems  
  • The data governance and benefits to the health sector  
  • The health information exchange: framework, governance and application to health data and information
  • Privacy controls for access, use and disclosure of health data and information  
Methods Of Instruction

Students will learn principles and practices of information and data management along the care continuum through a combination of  experiential learning and independent study.  Some or all of the following methods will be used:

  • lecture/discussion
  • group work
  • group discussions and exercises
  • independent research
  • quizzes
  • instructor feedback on students' work
  • individual consultation
  • presentation (individual or group)
Means of Assessment

The course evaluation is consistent with the Douglas College evaluation policy.  An evaluation schedule is presented at the beginning of the course.  This is a graded course.  All assignments must be completed to pass the course.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, successful learners will be able to:

  • Identify salient health data and information needs across the health care continuum  
  • Describe how public and private organizations use health care data to assess costs, quality and patient outcomes  
  • Discuss the the methods used to formualte a data dictionary  
  • Discuss the concept of data governance and the benefits it provides to health care organizations  
  • Identify health information exchanges and public health population-based data   
  • Outline the uses of data and information.  Outline the related privacy controls for access, use and disclosure  
Textbook Materials

A list of required and optional textbooks, materials and electronic applications is provided for students at the beginning of each semester.

Requisites

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

Course Offerings

Fall 2020

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
36345
Mon Wed
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Visosky
Patricia
Open
Online
HIMP 3340 001 is restricted to HIM students.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
36
10
26
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon
12:30 - 14:20
Wed
13:30 - 15:20