Course Date: August 26 – November 17, 2019
Length: 12 weeks
Weekly Commitment: 4-8 hours per week
Course Structure: Readings, voice-over power point presentations, online lectures, interactive discussion boards, independent project and presentation.
Optional Face-to-Face Component: Held during AMIA Annual Symposium; Washington, DC; November
CME Credits: Up to 48 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ available. (42 for the virtual course, additional 6 available for Face-to-Face attendance)
Textbook Requirements: View Syllabus
Health Informatics Distance Learning Course
The Health Informatics Program in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) offers a Health Informatics Distance Learning Course through the AMIA 10x10 Program. The AMIA 10x10 course is based on the course in the UAB Master of Science in Health Informatics that was recently recognized nationally by Quality Matters. According to its website, Quality Matters is "a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components."
This course is for physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Meet Your Course Director
Dr. Eta S. Berner, Professor and Director of the Center for Health Informatics for Patient Safety/Quality in the Department of Health Services Administration in the School of Health Professions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), will serve as the Director of the UAB 10x10 offering.
Dr. Berner has been at UAB since 1986, and has served in her current position since 1997, conducting research and teaching in the Masters Program in Health Informatics. She is internationally recognized for her contributions to the field and is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics.