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Practicum: Residency in Health Care Informatics (HCIN 545)

Course Description

The clinical informatics residency is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to apply didactic knowledge from the classroom to the clinical setting in the role of the clinical informaticist. Students develop skills in the role of the clinical informaticist through guided experiences with health care delivery agencies and others that define the role of the Informaticist.

Each student enrolled in the on-campus section of the HCI track are required to complete a 200-hour residency experience in clinical informatics. To be eligible for the residency students must meet the following requirements:

  1. Completed HCI 540, 541, 542, 543, 552, and 544 (some students may qualify for the residency prior to completion of these courses and it is at the discretion of the program director and lead instructor).
  2. Student must not be on academic probation prior during the semester the residency is attempted.
  3. Students must meet all documentation and training requirements for the assigned site.

Specialization Course

3 units

Track & Format

HCI Track On Campus