3219.1 Curriculum, Competencies, and Credentialing in Informatics/IT

Monday, October 27, 2008: 12:30 PM
Developing competencies in health informatics and information technology will be the paramount challenge for all responsible for HIT curricula and credentialing around the world. The focus of these oral presentations is to help define the challenge and opportunity of communicating to the public what HIT professionals are being taught, and how to evaluate what they can actually do once their training is complete.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe process and outcome evaluation for the student learning experience in public health informatics. 2. Define the curriculum features of academic programs offering public health informatics degrees. 3. Identify the challenges and opportunities of developing a graduate program in public health informatics.

12:30 PM
Growth of Presentations in Informatics and Technology Confirms the Needs of HIIT
Chung-Bang Weng, MSCS, MA and Jiunn-Jye Sheu, PhD, MSPH
12:50 PM
Developing undergraduate public health informatics competencies through asthma care content
Madeleine J. Kerr, PhD, RN, Karen A. Monsen, PhD RN and Erica L. Fishman, MSW MPH
1:10 PM
1:30 PM

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Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology
Endorsed by: Health Administration