Students will demonstrate professional communications skills and techniques by
a. Creating a written comprehensive in-depth analysis of real or fictional leaders.
b. Creating a recorded presentation of an original consumer health informatics solution paper.
c. Using best practices in writing, composing a short scholarly paper.
2. Higher Order Thinking
Students will integrate theories, models, and tools from social, business, human factors, behavioral, and information sciences and technologies in the design, implementation, and evaluation of health informatics solutions by
a. Creating a cost estimate, a cost baseline, and project funding requirements.
b. Composing an original consumer health informatics solution that will benefit the health of a person or population.
c. Interpreting the technical infrastructure of healthcare.
3. Managing Information
Students will select pertinent information from a multitude of sources to make informed decisions for self and with others by
a. Selecting evidence-based research necessary to discover and cite relevant information.
b. Using databases to identify peer-reviewed research articles published in the health sciences literature.
c. In Logan University’s Learning Resources Center (LRC), locating credible resources that support student work.
Students will demonstrate professional practices that incorporate ethical principles and values of the discipline by
a. Assessing the impact of ethics on the behavior of HIT workers and users in given scenarios.
Social and Behavioral–
Students will acknowledge the importance of social and behavioral aspects of health and their contribution to the health of individuals and populations by
a. Appraising the impact of a patient’s use of technology on his/her healthcare.
b. Evaluating methods used to engage patients in their personal healthcare.
Students will employ appropriate leadership behaviors that influence others in reaching common goals by
a. Comparing the roles and responsibilities of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and the key IT staff.
b. Evaluating the role of a servant leader in healthcare.
c. Appraising the role of HIT governance and strategic planning in ensuring that HIT operations best support an organization’s goals and objectives.
6. Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
Students will develop collaborative relationships with other professions and stakeholders to solve complex health and health information problems by
a. Appraising health information stakeholders and health information lifecycles.
b. Generating strategies for managing organizational change.
c. Preparing a stakeholder analysis.