Spring 2021 Update 
    May 27, 2022  
Spring 2021 Update [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIN (0308) 691 - Clinical Research Informatics

Credits: 3.00

This Clinical Research Informatics course will provide the student a deep exploration, integration, and application of information technology across healthcare settings. The theoretical framework for CRI uses three conceptual components: 1) collaborative research development in health informatics, 2) bio-informatics, and 3) clinical research workflows.

Course Learning Goals: Upon completion of this course, the successful student will be able to: 

● Utilize both a conceptual and strategic command of the ‘Digital Transformation of Clinical Research’ and the research environment

● Identify key foundations for research, and types of clinical research environments

● Demonstrate knowledge of ‘Data Management’ as a support function of research

● Identify methods of participant recruitment using an informatics approach

● Utilize Regulatory and Sponsor Reporting and Administrative Compliance

● Develop and defend a clinical research workflow and communication proposal

● Apply knowledge of electronic health record (EHR) systems, and become familiar with data mining and natural language processing techniques

● Define a study sample population, sample size, inclusions and exclusion criteria

● Differentiate specific elements of a computable study protocol

● Validate, describe, and demonstrate impact of data quality that may affect research results

● Corroborate value awareness of information literacy and life-long learning, maintenance skills, and professional excellence.