Steve Zilora, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-7643, firstname.lastname@example.org
The field of medical informatics is also known as health information technology or health IT. This field is experiencing rapid growth fueled by the federal government’s push for universal adoption of electronic health records. The minor offers students the opportunity to learn about the health care field and enable them to apply their computing skills to the practice of medicine.
|ISTE-120||Computer Problem Solving: Information Domain I (or one semester of computer programming in an object-oriented programming language)|
|MEDS-201||The Language of Medicine|
|MEDI-150||Introduction to Medical Informatics|
|MEDI-310||Developing Medical Applications|
|MEDI-245||Medical Informatics Seminar|
|MEDI-330||The Electronic Health Record|
|Plus one of the following|
|| Introduction to Database and Data Modeling
|Any equivalent database course|
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Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only
Effective fall 2013, RIT will convert its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.
The field of health information technology or medical informatics is beginning a period of rapid growth fueled by the federal government’s vision for universal adoption of electronic health records. As a result, a large number of jobs will be created in this field over the next decade. The availability of health data in electronic form will serve as the foundation for new and innovative IT applications. This minor will provide students with the opportunity to enhance and combine their knowledge of computing with knowledge of the medical field.
4006-345 Medical Informatics Seminar
1026-301 Medical Terminology
4006-240 Introduction to Medical Informatics
4006-310 Developing Medical Applications*
4002-360 Introduction to Database and Data Modeling*
4006-410 The Electronic Health Record†
* A two-course programming sequence is a required prerequisite to these courses.
† Prerequisite: Introduction to Medical Informatics (4006-240).