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BMI 810 INTRODUCTION TO BIOMEDICAL INFORMATICS 3 Credit Hours

An introduction to the field of biomedical informatics. The historical development of the field and the current state of the art will be discussed. Issues related to bioinformatics, clinical informatics, and public health/population informatics will be discussed.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours -Synchronous Classroom: (weekly) Lecture-3 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 6 Hours

Prerequisite:  Admitted to BMI program or permission of the instructor.

Typically Offered: FALL

BMI 815 TOOLS AND ALGORITHMS IN BIOINFORMATICS 3 Credit Hours

This course covers most of the commonly used tools for bioinformatics data analysis. The main objectives of this course are to briefly explain the underling algorithms (methods) of various data analysis tools and to provide hands-on practice opportunities to students using a real datasets. Typically, each bioinformatic tool will be covered in a 3 hours session that includes a lecture and a lab session. This course will introduce the field of bioinformatics and cover the major bioinformatic tools that are used for analyzing a broad spectrum of bioinformatic datasets.

Cross List: MGCB 815

Typically Offered: FALL

BMI 825 INTRODUCTION TO R PROGRAMMING FOR BIOMEDICINE 3 Credit Hours

The main objective of this course is to introduce data manipulation methods for health professionals by using R programming language. Major topics include basic concepts of R, data manipulation and processing, statistical analysis, graphical presentation and simulation, genomic databases retrieval, and commonly used R packages.

Cross List: PAMM 825

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

BMI 840 CLIN SYSTEMS ARCHITECTURE 3 Credit Hours

This course will explore and integrate multiple topics in health care information systems history, architecture, function and design in order to create an understanding of the complexities of clinical care systems and prepare the student to create and manage the next generation of clinical information systems. The needs of multiple clinical disciplines will be explored to understand how they can share, communicate and manage patient information using clinical information standards and principles of clinical informatics.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours -Synchronous Classroom: (weekly) Lecture-3 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 6 Hours

Prerequisite:  UNO Information Systems/Quantitative Analysis students will be required to have completed foundation requirements for the M.S. in Management Information Systems; PSM 810 or comparable healthcare experience; clinical applicants from the Colleges of Medicine or Nursing must have completed UNO-ISQA 8050 and CIST 2050 or equivalents; Waiver of these requirements is contingent upon review and permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: FALL

BMI 850 SPECIAL TOPICS IN CLINICAL INFORMATICS 3 Credit Hours

An in-depth discussion of implementation science and clinical decision support sciences in health informatics. The focus is on the integrative knowledge of theory and applications in clinical informatics. Grading is based on reflections and course project.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours -Synchronous Classroom: (weekly) Lecture-3 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 6 Hours

Typically Offered: SPRING

BMI 896 RESEARCH OTHER THAN THESIS 1-9 Credit Hours

Student research that is clearly distinct from ongoing or planned thesis/dissertation work, or research/lab rotations preformed prior to selecting a permanent advisor or supervisor.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-9 Credit Hours-Research/Field Work: (weekly) 2-4 hours field work/research minimum per each 1 credit Hour

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

BMI 899 MASTERS THESIS 1-9 Credit Hours

Independent BMI research related to masters degree

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-9 Credit Hours-Research/Field Work: (weekly) 2-4 hours field work/research minimum per each 1 credit Hour

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

BMI 970 SEMINAR - HEALTH INFORMATICS 1 Credit Hour

Student and faculty presentations on current research and topics in health informatics. The focus is on creating a venue for student and faculty health informatics researchers to present, discuss and receive constructive criticism on their research.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly) Lecture-1 Hour; Out of Class/Hmwk- 2 Hours

Prerequisite:  Enrolled in the Biomedical Informatics graduate program, MSIA graduate program (Health informatics) or Bioinformatics, or by permission.

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

BMI 998 SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOMEDICAL BIOINFORMATICS 1-9 Credit Hours

SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOMEDICAL BIOINFORMATICS

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-9 Credit Hours-Research/Field Work: (weekly) 2-4 hours field work/research minimum per each 1 credit Hour

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

BMI 999 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION 1-9 Credit Hours

Independent student research related to the PhD dissertation. This course may be utilized before or after successful completion of the comprehensive exam.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-9 Credit Hours-Research/Field Work: (weekly) 2-4 hours field work/research minimum per each 1 credit Hour

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU