Methods and models in clinical information systems (elective 2.c.)

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Elective 1.c The semantics of clinical information systems is recommended
IT-System development on bachelor level

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module:

  • Have knowledge of different types of methods for Information System development (i.e., agile development) 
  • Understand health care system architectures based on message communication and networks
  • Have knowledge on alternative types of architectural models with specific focus on models and system integration applied in health care
  • Understand different types of databases and the design of relational databases (including local, distributed, heterogeneous or homogenous databases)
  • Have knowledge of security, privacy and legislation in health care affecting information system development
  • Understand performance in clinical information systems

Skills

  • Can apply appropriate methods in information system development
  • Can select appropriate architecture for a given context
  • Can analyse performance issues arising from chosen architectures, databases, and security in health care
  • Can design a relational database based on a given context and be able to generate queries

Competences

  • Can evaluate the most appropriate methods and models to design an information system in a given health context

Type of instruction

Lectures and exercises.



Exam

Exams

Name of examMethods and models in clinical information systems
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Additional information

Please contact the   programme student counsellors if you consider applying to the education and you have questions.

Please consult the Moodle page for your semester and contact the semester coordinator if you have academic questions, or the study secretary if you have administrative questions.

All other enquiries may be directed to Malene Møller Knudsen, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleMetoder og modeller i kliniske informationssystemer (valgfag 2.c.)
Module codeSTIST11K2_4
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Health, Science and Sports
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine and Health