For students without an IT background, this free online course provides a basic overview of computer architecture; data organization, representation and structure; structure of programming languages; networking and data communication.  It also includes basic terminology of computing.

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

This course contains 37 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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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