Health Informatics and Information Management


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  • Technical Standards for the Master of Health Informatics and Information Management Program

    Technical Standards are non-academic requirements essential for meeting the academic requirements of the programs in the master of health informatics and information management (MHIIM) program. 

    The candidate for the master of health informatics and information management must possess abilities and skills that allow for observation, intellectual and conceptual reasoning, motor coordination, and communication. The use of a trained intermediary is not acceptable. 

    The following technical skills are required of a successful MHIIM student: 

    Observation

    The candidate must be able to acquire knowledge by direct observation of demonstrations and by experiences within the health care and instructional setting.

    Intellectual/Conceptual Abilities

    The candidate must be able to measure, calculate, analyze, reason, integrate and synthesize information to solve problems.

    Motor Skills

    The candidate must possess motor skills necessary to work in an online environment.

    Communication

    The candidate must be able to communicate both orally and in writing to effectively convey information and discuss his or her work within the academic or health care community.

    Behavioral and Social Attributes

    The candidate must possess the emotional and mental health required for full utilization of his or her intellectual abilities, the exercise of good judgment, the prompt completion of responsibilities inherent in managing a health care setting, the ability to function under the stress inherent in a health care environment, and the ability to understand and comply with ethical standards.