2015-2016 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]
Healthcare Business Informatics (A25510)
The Healthcare Business Informatics curriculum prepares individuals for employment as specialists in installation, data management, data archiving/retrieval, system design and support, and computer training for medical information systems.
Students learn about the field through multidisciplinary coursework including the study of terminology relating to informatics, systems analysis, networking technology, computer/network security, data warehousing, archiving and retrieval of information, and healthcare computer infrastructure support.
Graduates should qualify for employment as database/data warehouse analysts, technical support professionals, informatics technology professionals, systems analysts, networking and security technicians, and computer maintenance professionals in the healthcare field.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate the proper use of terminology in relation to information technology and health care.
- Identify legal, ethical, social, and security issues related to information technology and health care.
- Recognize the network relationship in a healthcare environment including application design, database design, clients and servers.
- Utilize effective communication techniques in a health care and information technology setting.