HS 608

Computer Science for Health Informatics Professionals

The primary purpose of this class is to give students without prior background in computer science and programming a rapid introduction to the most essential topics that will be needed for careers in health informatics. After introducing the minimal essential knowledge and skills in unix and Python programming, applications in health informatics will be used to introduce a variety of programming tasks and concepts, including databases, structured text and the semantic web as it applies to health informatics, mobile interfaces, bioinformatics, numerical computing, machine learning and predictive analytics.

Restriction: College restricted to School of Nursing and Health Professions; Degree restricted to Master of Science
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