Health facilities and organizations rely on their technological systems to be organized, maintained and run smoothly. The hard work of health system administrators keep these systems running at peak optimization which allows for doctors and nurses to be able to perform their duties. This Health Services Administrator program will help you gain the skills, tools and knowledge required to work in the fields of health and e-health administration.
This program covers health reporting, the Canadian health system, electronic patient records, and legal issues.
Three of these online courses directly transfer to the post graduate Health Systems Management program.
Level 1 Expected Availability Credits Fall Winter Summer Health Reporting ToolsINFO-6069 3 Yes Yes Yes Health systems management relies on data analysis and reporting. This course focuses on the tools used to collect relevant data and to present its meaning through visual reports and interactive dashboards. Data will be extracted and manipulated using various tools and queries. Numerous statistical functions will be introduced. The Canadian Health SystemHLTH-6043 3 Yes Yes Yes This course will provide learners with an understanding of the Canadian health care systems, health care providers, and agents. It will inform students regarding the various provincial and federal bodies involved in Canadian health care, as well as government funding models. The approach used in Canada for health service delivery will be reviewed. Legal & Ethical IssuesLAWS-6035 3 Yes No No Students will reflect on the current privacy laws surrounding health information management in Canada. Ethical issues regarding health records and privacy will also be explored. A case- based examination of professional ethics, privacy and confidentiality will be included. Electronic Patient RecordsADMN-1045 3 Yes Yes Yes This course is designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of learning basic electronic patient scheduling and registration. It will also examine the health record as it is used in health care organizations. A major emphasis is on confidentiality and the legal aspects of health information documentation. It is strongly recommended that students have medical terminology, good typing skills and basic computer knowledge.
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