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Decision Support And Decision Support Systems In Hin (HIN-603)

Semester: Summer 2021
Number: 0308-603-045
Instructor: A. Hasan Sapci
Days: TBA
Note: Online, Asynchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3
Status: This Course is Filled to Capacity
Course Meets: May 26 - July 6

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This course prepares students for state-of-the-art clinical decision support systems. Four main domains are addressed: evidence-based decision making for knowledge generation; issues in representing knowledge; organizational, cultural, legal, and ethical issues in designing, using, and evaluating clinical decision support systems; and applications of clinical decision support systems used in healthcare.

Learning Goals:   Upon completion of this course, the graduate student should be able to: 1. Describe the steps required to manage information during the patient-clinician interaction.2. Explain the difference between observations, findings, syndromes, and diseases.3. Describe various types and structures of clinical decision support systems.4. Describe the elements of the "classic paradigm" of the clinical process.5. List the major types of factors that clinicians consider when devising a management plan for a patient's condition, in addition to the diagnosis and recommended treatment.6. Explain what is meant by the "hypotheticodeductive" reasoning process.7. Discuss the historical challenges in implementing clinical decision support.8. List the different information structures or formats used to organize clinical information.9. Define the key tenets of evidence-based medicine and its role in the culture of health care.10. Understand evidence-based medicine applied to the other key clinical questions of diagnosis, harm, and prognosis.11. Describe how to implement evidence-based medicine in clinical settings through clinical practice guidelines and decision analysis.12. Discuss computer provider order entry systems (CPOEs) and clinical decision support systems (CDSS).13. Discuss the benefits and limitations to summarizing evidence.

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.

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