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Public Health Informatics Distance Learning Course Offered by AMIA
The International Society for Disease Surveillance has received a message from our colleagues at AMIA regarding a distance learning opportunity:
"AMIA, the center of action for more than 4,000 informatics professionals and experts, is offering a 16-week, distance-learning, introductory course on Public Health Informatics (PHI), starting on January 28, 2011. The course is taught by Catherine Staes, BSN, MPH, PhD, University of Utah. The course, for which up to 50 Continuing Education credits are available, aims to impart the following learning objectives:
Fundamental informatics principles and their application to public health;
Current and evolving public health surveillance systems and performing basic system analysis;
Mission and practice of public health and identifying opportunities to advance public health using informatics methods and tools;
Standards relevant to public health and creating design artifacts to enable system interoperability"
Please see the course website for further details on on learning objectives and course content.