The Research Chair of Health Informatics and Promotion is launching a certificate of Essentials of Health Informatics starting January 2019.

  • It is a broad based introduction course in the field of Health Informatics
  • To increase the Biomedical and Health informatics workforce in Saudi Arabia & Middle East
  • Focus on the fundamentals of Health Informatics including Clinical Data, Electronic Health Record, Decision Support Systems, Consumer Health Informatics, Ethical and Privacy Issues, Computerized Physician order entry, e-health technologies, Public Health Informatics
  • Localized contents and themes by local Health Informatics experts
  • The course will be online using KSU learning management system with weekly quiz at the end of each topic. Participants will have the flexibility to listen to lecture online and complete quiz online
  • Mini project on the use Health Informatics at workplace with assigned supervisor
  • Certificate of will be awarded based on the completed modules and a full certificate of completion will be given to those who complete all modules and mini project
  • Face to face session at the end of session will be conducted in King Saud University but this is optional to attend
  • Certificate will be awarded by Saudi Commission for Health Specialties and King Saud University

Essentials of Health Informatics Certificate Syllabus

  • Module 1 – Overview of the Health Informatics Field
  • Module 3  – Healthcare system in Saudi Arabia challenge and Benefits
  • Module 4  – Electronic Medical and Personal Health Records (EHR, PHR)
  • Module 5  – Electronic Health Records (EHR) Implementation and Evaluation
  • Module 6  – Standards and Interoperability in Health Informatics
  • Module 7  – Case study about Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  • Module 8  – Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE)
  • Module 9  – Public Health Informatics
  • Module 10 – Patient Centered Design in Health Informatics
  • Module 11 – Social Media use for consumers in healthcare
  • Module 12 – Trending e-Health Technologies
  • Module 13 – Health Information and communication technologies for hospitals and primary care
  • Module 14 – Ethical, Privacy and Confidentiality in Medical Informatics
  • Module 15 – Research focus in health informatics and Saudi Arabia
  • Module 16 – Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS)
  • Module 17 – Artificial intelligence and Machine learning in healthcare

 

Essentials of Health Informatics Certificate Coordination:  

The course is taught via distance learning and uses the following teaching modalities:

  • Voice-over-PowerPoint lectures – The key material is delivered using the Flash plug-in, which is freely available and already installed in almost all Web browsers.
  • Interactive threaded discussion – Students engage in discussion on important issues using the on-line bulletin board.
  • Reading assignments – The course provides readings in the form of documents, reports, and papers from the field.
  • Homework/quizzes – Each of the 17 Module s is accompanied by a 10-question multiple-choice self-assessment that aims to have the student apply the knowledge from the Module.
  • Classroom-based tutorials are given in Saudi Arabia and are intended to give participants an opportunity to have face-to-face reviews of the Course at various stages.

 

Essentials of Health Informatics Certificate Accreditation:

  • Certificate will be awarded by Saudi Commission for Health Specialties and King Saud University
  • Certificate of will be awarded based on the completed modules and a full certificate of completion will be given to those who complete all modules and mini project


Course will start from 5 Feb, 2019 and will end on 18 Apr, 2019.

Fees:

Early bird
(before 9 Jan 2019)
Regular
Intern Student 3900 SAR 4800 SAR
Postgraduate 4700 SAR 5600 SAR
Professional 5200 SAR 6100 SAR