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Informatics

Informatics (3 credits): DNP students are scheduled to take MEBI 530 Medical Informatics (Fall quarter) to fulfill the requirement. MN students can take MEBI 530 or other informatics courses available on the UW Seattle campus to fulfill the requirement.

Below are recommendations for MN students. The offerings and descriptions of these courses may change during the year. Please consult UW Course Catalog and as needed email the instructor for updated information.

If you find excellent informatics courses that are not listed here, please let us know.

HSERV 509 Public Health and Informatics (3)
Introduction to the emerging field of public health informatics. Covers general public health topics as well as key public health informatics issues and applications. Evaluates a public health information system. Prerequisite: either MEBI 530 or permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with MEBI 533.

MEBI 533 Public Health and Informatics (3) Turner
Introduction to the emerging field of public health informatics. Covers general public health topics as well as key public health informatics issues and applications. Evaluates a public health information system. Prerequisite: either MEBI 530 or permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with HSERV 509; W.

MEBI 554 Biomedical Information Interactions and Design (4) Pratt
Introduction to theoretical frameworks and research methodologies that underpin the study of human-information interactions and the design of biomedical information systems to support them. Emphasis on understanding informational needs and specifications that drive the design of health information systems. Offered: Sp.

IMT 550 Policy, Law, and Ethics in Information Management (3)
Select concepts, processes, and issues related to the organizational contexts within which information professionals practice. Topics include information as public/private good, intellectual property, privacy, confidentiality, information liability, and information policy. Focus on contemporary issues affecting the role of the information manager. Instructor Course Description: Margaret A Searle Ricardo J Gomez

IMT 551 Foundations of Organizational Information Assurance (3)
Examines concepts, elements, strategies, skills related to the life cycle of information assurance - involving policies, practices, mechanisms, dissemination, and validation - that ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information and information systems. Analysis of the information assurance planning process, including determination and analysis of information assurance organization goals, the threat spectrum, risk, and legal and ethical issues.