This course is discontinued

INTHE4115 – Health Management Information Systems

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

This course is built on a long lasting research project with partners from Africa and Asia. It is intended for both informatics and health students; teaching use of information in health management and running a health information system in the national health services. It provides skills in using tools for entering and analysing health data.

Learning outcome

  • The principles of an action-led, district based information system
  • Calculation of target populations for a given catchments population
  • Audits of existing information systems at district level
  • Development of goals, targets and indicators for district level programmes
  • Calculation of different types of indicators using local data
  • Presentation of information in the form of tables and draw graphs
  • Analyse indicators for trends over time and compare different facilities and districts
  • Provision of feedback to data collectors and community structures
  • Using the computer to enter data and getting basic feedback
  • Current debates on topics of health management.

Admission

INTHE4115 - Health Management Information Systems has changed course code to: INF5761 - Health Management Information Systems

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

No obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.

Overlapping courses

10 credits overlap with INF5761 – Health Management Information Systems (continued)

Teaching

This course is managed by the Institute for Informatics under the course code INF5761, please contyact the student administration at IFI to get admission to this course.

2012:
Week 9:
February 27th – March 2nd Elective Course (9.00-16.00)
INF5761: Health Management Information Systems
For more information about the course please look at this website: INF5761
(Gunnar Bjune, Jagrati Jani-Bølstad, Terje Aksel Sanner and Abyot Asalefew)

and

Week 13:
March26th – 30th Elective Course (9.00-16.00)
INF5761: Health Management Information Systems
For more information about the course please look at this website:
INF5761
(Gunnar Bjune, Jagrati Jani-Bølstad, Terje Aksel Sanner and Abyot Asalefew)

Examination

Written report and oral exam

Language of examination

English

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Teaching language

English

English