Health Informatics, intermediate studies as elective studies, 25 cr
Type of the study module
Hannu Nieminen, Ilkka Korhonen, Alpo Värri
|-||The student can list the essential requirements and practices relating to the acquisition and deployment of health information systems.|
|-||The student has the ability to design and implement health software using user centric design methods.|
|-||The student is aware of the essential regulatory requirements for safety, security and privacy of health information systems.|
|-||The student is aware of the most important health informatics standards and is able to apply the most frequently used standards in Finland.|
|-||The student obtains a general idea of the orgnaisation and the processes of health care, the variety of health information subsystems and how all the parts form the whole health information system.
The course TLO-11006 Basics of Information and Knowledge Management TITA-1110 Tietojohtamisen perusteet 1 or TLO-11000 Tietojohtamisen perusteet is recommended. ( Advisable )
Suitable B.Sc. level background study modules are software development and information management. ( Advisable )
It is required that the student has obtained good programming skills from his other studies. ( Advisable )
It is recommended that the student has received a B.Sc. degree with a major or minor in software engineering or information management. ( Advisable )
|BMT-57106 Health Care Processes and Information Systems||5 cr||V|
|BMT-57407 Standards, Interoperability and Regulations in Health Informatics||3 cr||V|
|BMT-57606 Health Information Systems Laboratory||5 cr||V|
Optional Compulsory Courses
Must be selected at least 5 credits of courses
|TIE-04101 Käyttäjäkokemuksen perusteet||5 cr||1||IV|
|TIE-04107 Basic Course on User Experience||5 cr||1||IV|
|TIE-41206 Human-Centered Product Development||5 cr||1||IV|
Select 5 credits.
At least one of these courses must be passed. TIE-04101 or TIE-04107 is recommended if the student has not passed it yet because it is a prerequisite to the other one.
The student is allowed to study more than the required minimum of 25 credits of courses. The student can, for example, choose a focus area like information security, usability, knowledge management or medical signal and image processing and select a set of courses from the chosen area. It is also possible to include the following courses (or their Finnish versions) to this module from the University of Tampere: HEAPH02 Health Promotion, 5 cr, HEAPH03 Health Care Systems and Management, 5 cr and TERKANA4 The Application of Economics to Health Care, 5 cr. From Tampere University of Applied Sciences it is possible to include courses 7Y00CJ66-3001 Terveysteknologiat ja palveluprosessien hallinta 5 cr and 7Y00CJ72 Terveys- ja sosiaalian johtamisjärjestelmät, 5 cr.
Should be completed to the minimum study module extent of 25 ETCS
1. The courses are mutually exclusive.
2. The courses are mutually exclusive.
3. The courses are mutually exclusive.
This minor is intended particularly to the students majoring in software engineering or information management who already have programming skills before entering this minor.
The goal is to educate experts of health informatics to the growing private and public sector.
The graduates will find jobs in companies producing health information systems or in health care delivery organisations in infromation system management positions.
Contact person: Alpo Värri
Only intended as a minor