Spring 2021

INF 385N Informatics : Consumer Health Informatics

Unique ID: 28339

Synchronous class meetings conducted online.

Online

DESCRIPTION

The concept of consumer health informatics, health behavior theories, health information seeking and information retrieval, various forms of consumer health systems, and the design and evaluation of such systems

COURSE NOTES

Course Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Understand major theoretical perspectives to health behavior
Understand several widely-used health information seeking models
Examine health information seeking and information retrieval in the broader context of health behavior
Design effective consumer-oriented interventions for various purposes, including patient education, self-management, behavior change, and decision-making
Critically evaluate web-based consumer health information systems and applications
Analyze the social and ethical issues related to computerized healthcare information delivery.

PREREQUISITES

Graduate standing.