MS1MI - Medical Informatics

Course specification
Course title Medical Informatics
Acronym MS1MI
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Biomedical and Environmental Engineering
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
    Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
      Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
        ESPB 6.0 Status elective
        Condition None
        The goal The MI program gives to students basic principles for sistematic and standardized preparation and use of relevant health information.
        The outcome Prepare students for the use of new technologies in medical informatics: creating electronic health record, access to information datasets and searching/retrieval of desired information, enabling privacy, security, and data protection.
        Contents of lectures Biomedical data and signals. Electronic health record. Processing and standardization of medical information. Data archieving. Databases and searching. Institutional information systems: hospital, radiology, farmacology information system. Establishing the medical information network. Benefits from the use of medical information network.
        Contents of exercises Auditory and computer-aided exercises, where practical knowledges related to medical informatics are enabled.
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        4. Paul Taylor, From Patient Data to Medical Knowledge, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2006 (Original title)
        Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
        Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
        3 1
        Methods of teaching Lectures, auditory exercises, homeworks, and seminar work/project.
        Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
        Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
        Activites during lectures 10 Test paper 30
        Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
        Projects 30
        Colloquia 30
        Seminars 0