For individuals not familiar with healthcare, this free online course addresses job expectations in healthcare settings.  It discusses how care is organized within a practice setting, privacy laws, and professional and ethical issues encountered in the workplace.

This course is intended for IT professionals with little or no experience of healthcare.

This course contains 36 online lectures and will take about 50 hours to complete.

This course was authored by Oregon Health & Science University and funded by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT - see credits for more details.

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  • Kindly help my questions.
    1- How will I get a certificate after ccompleting this free online course with the name of issuing University ?
    2- I am intending to get admission in a Master program in Canadian universities in Health subjects.Can I use this online course to enhance my GPA for admission ?
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Careers in Health Informatics

Dr Chris Paton

This e-Seminar will cover how to develop your career in Health Informatics.


The seminar is hosted by Dr Chris Paton, a digital health researcher at Oxford University and Editor of the Health Informatics Forum. He is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Informatics and the UK Faculty of Clinical Informatics and worked as a medical doctor in the NHS and New Zealand before specialising in Clinical Informatics research at Oxford University. Dr Paton is Associate Editor for Sage Digital Health and BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making journals.

Tuesday 11th December 2018

7-8pm GMT, 2-3pm EST