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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.

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

Typically Offered: FALL

BMI 825 INTRODUCTION TO R PROGRAMMING FOR BIOMEDICINE 3 Credit Hours

An introduction to R programming language and data manipulation methods for graduate students in health and biomedical fields who currently need support from others for complicated data processing and analysis. Major topics include basic concepts of R, data manipulation and processing, statistical analysis, graphical presentation, basic simulation, genomic databases retrieval, and commonly used R packages. Computations will be illustrated using R.

Prerequisite:  Instructor permission, BIOS806/CPH506 or an equivalent introductory statistics course, basic understanding of computer programming.

Cross List: PAMM 825

Instructor: Weiwei Zhang, Ph.D.

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.

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.

Typically Offered: SPRING

BMI 860 INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED HEALTH INFORMATICS 3 Credit Hours

Health informatics is the interdisciplinary study of the collection, management, and use of patient and health services related data to improve the overall quality and effectiveness of healthcare. This course presents an introduction to the practice of informatics in the healthcare setting. Overarching topics include: the fundamental informatics framework, the role of informatics across the healthcare continuum, and a survey of health informatics applications

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

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.

Prerequisite:  Students must be BMI graduate student

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

BMI 899 MASTERS THESIS 1-9 Credit Hours

Independent BMI research related to masters degree

Prerequisite:  Must be masters BMI student

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.

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

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

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

SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOMEDICAL BIOINFORMATICS

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.

Prerequisite:  Must be PhD student in BMI

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU