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The online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Interprofessional Informatics is intended for those professionals who have a bachelor’s degree and who are seeking additional education and training in informatics. This certificate will provide students with academic and supervised practicums in informatics. Content includes technology-based health promotion, data application, interaction design and telehealth. The program uses an interprofessional education/collaborative approach to learning. The certificate program is designed for students from a variety of disciplines including but not limited to Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nutrition Science, and Health Systems Management. Students enrolled in the certificate program will complete a synthesis course integrating and applying program content. Students with limited experience in informatics may be required to take an introductory course in informatics based upon advice of the program coordinator or faculty.
Defined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 60x30 Strategic Plan as, "Those skills valued by employers that can be applied in a variety of work settings, including interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skills areas. These skills can be either primary or complementary to a major and are acquired by students through education, including curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities."
- Create and format data as tables and graphs.
- Understand data and apply it in practice.
- Effectively communicate through a variety of mediums and modes.
All students must meet the University requirements as outlined in the Admission to the TWU Graduate School section of the catalog.
This academic program may have additional admission criteria that must also be completed as outlined on the program's website.
Total Semester Credit Hours Required
15 semester credit hours (SCH).
|Informatics and Research in Nursing|
or 30 continuing educational units from an approved informatics book
|NURS 6813||Data Applications for Health Promotion In Nursing||3|
|NURS 6963||Telehealth and Remote Monitoring||3|
|NURS 6943||Technology-Enhanced Health Promotion||3|
|NURS 6853||Interaction Design in Healthcare||3|
|NURS 6893||Interprofessional Informatics Synthesis||3|