Medical Information Retrieval: Spring 2013

Instructor:

Jonathan S. Young

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Spring 2013

Description:

This course is meant to help students gain an understanding of the field of medical information retrieval especially the impact of medical informatics technology, as well as the confidence and skills to search for, evaluate, and deliver medical information in a variety of contexts, ranging from working with healthcare professionals to the general public. The class is centered on case based learning experiences that will connect theory and practice. By the end of the class, students will be able to understand current trends in medical information, expertly search the biomedical literature, be able to evaluate medical resources, deliver value-added health related content to users, and become aware of the many future possibilities in the biomedical information field. This course is appropriate for any who wish to become more confident in working with health science information.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/content/syllabi/694_Young_s13.docx

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