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CNHP 2000 Introduction to Health Informatics
Credit Hours 1.0
Description

Through class discussion, visits from practitioners, and faculty lectures, students are introduced to the present and projected roles of health informaticians.

CNHP 2010 Medical Terminology for Healthcare
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course presents a study of basic medical terminology. Prefixes, suffixes, word roots, combining forms, abbreviations, and symbols are included in the content. Emphasis is placed on spelling, definition, usage and pronunciation. Open to all university students.

CNHP 2050 Introduction to Health Sciences
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Pre-BIS major in Health Sciences or permission of instructor. This course introduces the student to the field of Health Sciences with an emphasis on present and projected roles of health scientists.

CNHP 3000 Communication/Cultural Diversity
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The purpose of this course is to increase awareness of diverse cultures in the framework of intercultural communication skills. Students will enhance their knowledge of culture and assess its impact on intercultural communication. Topics related to culture and communication will be explored from a global perspective with a focus on cultural competency and service delivery to diverse groups. Global Perspectives Course.

CNHP 3010 Advanced Medical Terminology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites HHS or SNHP 2010
Description

This course presents a study of advanced medical terminology Prefixes, suffixes, word roots, combining forms, abbreviations, and symbols are included in the content. Emphasis is placed on spelling, definition, usage and pronunciation.

CNHP 3050 Special Topics in Nursing and Health Professions
Credit Hours 1.0 - 3.0
Prerequisites Permission of the Instructor
Description

May be repeated up to six hours if topic varies.

CNHP 3100 Electronic Health Records
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS degree in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

This course covers the hist0ory, benefits, standards, functionality, security, and confidentiality as well as the impact of electronic health records (HER) in the healthcare environment. Students will have hands-on experience using HER software to complete common work tasks in health care settings. Types of electronic management systems will be explored along with their impact on various areas of the healthcare system.

CNHP 3105 Health Promotion and Electronic Health Records
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS degree in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

This course provides an overview of health maintenance and health promoting applications used in public health and by the individual consumer. The course includes information exchange issues specific to these applications and the Electronic Health Record (EHR).

CNHP 3110 Rehabilitation Sciences: Interprofessional Research Practicum
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites CNHP 3500 Research Methods
Description

This course will provide students who had previously studied theories of research methods to apply those in a supervised environment. The students are encouraged to observe ongoing research that is being conducted in a laboratory setting, followed by a reflection and evaluation of the procedures and methods that were used as part of the data collection. Students will also be provided anonymized data sets on which they will be given the opportunity to run statistical analysis and be able to interpret the data using both descriptive and inferential statistical methods. The observed research will primarily be cross-sectional studies that are performed on healthy human subjects, and therefore, they will required to complete the research ethics and compliance training as part of this course prior to commencing their research observation. The course is aimed at improving student’s research skills and develop skills in both interpreting and presenting the data.

CNHP 3115 Rehabilitation Sciences: Early Childhood Rehabilitation
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course will provide an overview of typical development from infancy to adolescence, in all developmental domains, with a focus on motor development, and how pediatric physical therapists use typical development concepts to screen or evaluate infants or children with atypical development. Emphasis is placed on the principles, processes, and phases or growth. This course is conducted partially online to facilitate student’s active learning and students are expected to follow the designated deadline to complete each online module. Students will require to observe different rehabilitation settings to understand how pediatric physical therapists use developmental concepts to screen, evaluate and facilitate infants or children with atypical development or clinical diagnosis improve their motor function.

CNHP 3200 Interprofessional Seminar
Credit Hours 1.0
Prerequisites Admission to one of the Lewis College professional programs
Description

This course will include first-year students admitted to one of the undergraduate-level health disciplines in the Lewis College. Case studies will be discussed as interprofessionals with students from two or more professions in health and social care learn together during all or part of their professional training with the objective of cultivating collaborative practice for providing client.

CNHP 3300 Human Services Policy, Planning and Trends
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites BIS in Health Sciences Major
Description

This course focuses on the complex forces that influence health policy and program planning. Emphasis is placed on ecological, economic, ethical, legal, and social issues. Crosslisted with NURS 3300.

CNHP 3400 Spanish for the Health Care Professional
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The purpose of this course is to establish communication skills that can be used by health and human service practitioners in culturally diverse settings to assist Spanish-speaking clients. This course is designed for non-Spanish speaking students.

CNHP 3500 Research Methods
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance to Nursing or Respiratory Threrapy undergraduate professional programs
Description

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the major research concepts as applied to the profession of nursing and respiratory therapy. Emphasis is on how to critically evaluate published and empirical research.

CNHP 3810 Interpretation of Clinical Laboratory Values for Health Professionals
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Inorganic chemistry with lab, organic chemistry with lab, AND EITHER human physiology OR biochemistry
Description

The course will provide the student with the opportunity to understand the interrelationships between clinical laboratory test results and the disease process occurring in the patient. Laboratory values from hematology, clinical chemistry and urinalysis, and microbiology/immunology will be interpreted for infectious diseases, liver diseases, kidney diseases, hematologic disorders, and metabolic disorders. Appropriate case studies will be used to illustrate clinical significance. This course is also SNHP 7810.

CNHP 3900 EKG Interpretation
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites HHS or SNHP 2010 preferred
Description

This course presents a study of electrocardiograms . The course will provide the student with the opportunity to understand basic normal EKG waveform morphology, normal physiology of cardiac conduction, and basic dysrhythmias. Appropriate case studies will be used to illustrate clinical significance.

CNHP 4000 Introduction to Clinical Health Informatics
Credit Hours 1.0
Prerequisites CNHP 2010, CIS 2010
Description

Thorugh class discussion, guest lectures from health informatics practitioners and faculty, students are introduced to the present and projectted roles of clinical health informatics professionals.

CNHP 4001 Global Health- Study Abroad
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Exploratory major or acceptance to a Lewis College professional program
Description

The primary purpose of this program is to increase the global competency and cultural communication skills of students and faculty, as well as to understand the social and medical history of disease and healthcare. This course will help prepare Georgia State University students to excel within increasingly global healthcare systems. Students will have a greater appreciation for cultural diversity, and will investigate how healthcare professionals have sought to contain, control, treat, and cure different health conditions.

CNHP 4010 Leadership and Ethics in Healthcare
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The course will describe and discuss major leadership philosophies and theories as well as ethical dilemmas. Through online and in class discussion and activities participants will explore these philosophies and theories to enhance their leadership potential. At the conclusion of this course each participant will have identified a leadership style(s) to use and grow within the healthcare industry.

CNHP 4020 Neurobiology of Sleep
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Participants in this course will gain knowledge of contemporary theories regarding why humans need to sleep and the neural mechanisms contributing to the states of sleep and wakefulness. An emphasis will be placed upon the analysis of perturbations within specific neurotransmitter systems may manifest as sleep related disorders. The application and evaluation of pharmacological interventions used to normalize activity within those neural pathways will be covered.

CNHP 4025 Complementary and Alternative Pharmacological Health and Wellness
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites CNHP 2010
Description

This course provides an overview of pharmacological agents and drugs which are commonly used to complement prescription drugs or are used as an alternative to prescription drugs.

CNHP 4096 End of Life Issues
Credit Hours 1.0
Prerequisites BIS in Health Sciences Major
Description

This course is designed to provide a broad overview of death and dying in United States. The growing need for quality palliative care, current gaps in care, and the scope of palliative care will be discussed in an attempt to introduce the student to current end-of-life issues. Crosslisted with RT 4096.

CNHP 4100 Quality and Safety in Health Informatics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS degree in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

This course examines processes used to measure, evaluate and improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of health care information. The course includes information exchange issues specific to these applications and the Electronic Health Record (EHR).

CNHP 4105 Providers and Vendors
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS degree in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

This course provides an overview of the environment and activities necessary to plan, select, contract, and implement systems from suppliers in the health care I.T. industry. The course includes information exchange issues specific to these applications and the Electronic Health Record (EHR).

CNHP 4107 Usability and Human Factors in Clinical Informatics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS degree in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

This course will explore the discussion of rapid prototyping, user-centered design understanding effects of new technology workflow on downstream processes; facilitation of unit-wide focus groups or simulation.

CNHP 4109 Training and Instructional Design in Health Informatics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

This course will provide an overview of learning management systems, instructional design software tools, teaching techniques and strategies, evaluation of learner competencies, maintenance of training records, and measurement of training program effectiveness. In addition, this component will discuss selecting and implementing Web 2.0 technologies as instructional technologies given a specific platform and training programs.

CNHP 4110 Future Trends-Telehealth (CTW)
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS degree in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

This course provides an overview of telehealth and the basic knowledge necessary to understand the role of the Telehealth Coordinator in a healthcare organization. This course also serves at a Critical Thinking Through Writing course for the Lewis School’s B.I.S. in Health Informatics program.

CNHP 4115 Signature Experience for Interprofessional Rehab Sciences
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course will focus on exposing students to various technologies that are utilized across health care professions. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the role technology plays in the rehabilitation of individuals with various disabilities and/or conditions and how technology can support continued participation in valued activities. Students may also learn how advancements in technology continue to support student learning opportunities. Students will integrate knowledge gained throughout the course by designing and/or developing a technological device to address an unmet need for a given individual or population.

CNHP 4120 Workflow and Process Management in Health IT
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Prerequisite- Entrance into BIS degree in Health Informatics or permission of instructor. This course examines the fundamentals of health workflow process analysis and redesign as a necessary component of practice automation in health information technology (HIT). Topics include process validation, quality improvement, and change management.

CNHP 4125 Rehabilitation Sciences: Caring for the Community from an Interprofessional Approach
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course examines an interprofessional approach to community practice that promotes the health and wellbeing for at-risk, underserved, and marginalized populations. Through a review of multidisciplinary evidence-based practices, students will develop an understanding of approaches that promote health and wellbeing at the individual, group, and population level within communities. Additionally, there will be a focus on current community health issues.

CNHP 4130 Tai Chi-A Therapeutic Exercise
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course introduces Tai Chi as a therapeutic exercise. The course addresses the benefits of Tai Chi exercise, Tai Chi’s origin, philosophy and development. Scientific evidence of Tai Chi’s benefits to health is discussed. The course introduces all the styles and forms of Tai Chi and the applications of Tai Chi to self-defense, exercise, rehabilitation and meditation. Application of the principles and practices of Tai Chi to various physical impairments and disabilities is discussed.

CNHP 4200 Health and the Older Adult
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides an introduction to physiological aging and the health status of older people and is designed for non-health professionals who work with older adults. Normal aging process, age-related changes, and associated health promotion activities will be discussed. Information on the assessment and implications of alterations in functional health states, drug use, and referral sources are included.

CNHP 4250 Entrepreneurship and Health Informatics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS degree in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

This course introduces the student with the personal qualities of successful entrepreneurs in health information technology. Students will learn techniques in networking, resume writing, social media ethics and self-branding.

CNHP 4270 Project Management in Health Informatics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS degree in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

An understanding of project management tools and techniques that results in the ability to create and follow a project management plan. This course will focus on health IT projects.

CNHP 4350 Project Management in Health Informatics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

This course introduces the student to project management with a focus of systems implementation and to working for vendor of health information systems. The project management process along with its relationship to the phases of the project life cycle are emphasized.

CNHP 4450 Data Analytics in Healthcare
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS degree in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

This course provides the foundation needed to understand complex data structures and the requirements for retrieving and analyzing data to address healthcare questions. Students will gain an understanding of the methods and analytic tools required to select and prepare data for analysis and querying data through data and text mining and introductory data analytics techniques. Students will also learn techniques for data analytical evaluation and presentation of clinical data.

CNHP 4500 Health Communication
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course will examine theories of interpersonal, organizational and mass communication relevant to the health field. Students will review strategies of persuasion, the relationship between attitude and behavior, and the changing nature of health and health delivery in the United States. Successful and unsuccessful health information campaigns will be evaluated.

CNHP 4600 Capstone Project in Health Informatics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

On-site clinical health informatics experience. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

CNHP 4601 Health Informatics Internship
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

On-site clinical health informatics experience. This course is designed to provide the senior-level student an opportunity to assist with the planning and implementation of health information technologies in an approved on-campus site or an approved off-campus site. Students perform HI-related duties such as: practice workflow and information management redesign, implementation support, implementation management, technical/software support, HI training and instructional design, enterprise architecture, etc. Students will meet periodically with a HI faculty member to discuss problems and issues relevant to the area of implementing HI technologies.

CNHP 4680 Security and Privacy through Healthcare Technology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Entrance into BIS degree in Health Informatics or permission of instructor
Description

This course serves as in introduction to security and privacy regulations that affect the development lifecycles of healthcare technology systems. Special consideration is given to the in- depth study of how the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Informatics Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act affects an organizations healthcare informatics initiatives.

CNHP 4790 Directed Readings in Health Sciences
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites CNHP 3000, CNHP 3500
Description

This course is designed to provide a broad overview of topics within the discipline of health sciences. Readings from textbooks, journals and scientific literature will be assigned.