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    May 20, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog

Information Technology - Healthcare Informatics, A.A.S. (A25590HI)


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The Healthcare Informatics track prepares individuals for employment as specialists in data management, data archiving/retrieval, and data design/support, for healthcare information systems.

Students learn about the field through multidisciplinary coursework including the study of terminology relating to healthcare, informatics, information technology, computer network/security, data warehousing, and archiving and retrieval of information.

Graduates should qualify for employment as database/data warehouse analysts, technical support professionals, and informatics technology professionals in the healthcare field.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Demonstrate the proper use of terminology in relation to healthcare informatics.
  2. Identify legal, ethical, social, and security issues related to healthcare informatics.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to design, manage, and maintain database systems.
  4. Utilize effective communication techniques in a healthcare and information technology setting.

FIRST YEAR


SECOND YEAR


Total Program Hours: 76


Note(s):


Major course credits earned over five (5) years ago will not apply toward the associate degree in Healthcare Business Informatics.

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