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IPHI 957 Health Informatics, Human Factors, and Ergonomics as Applied to Patient Safety
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Systems, Leadership, Informatics and Policy,


Course Level: Doctoral Intermediate

Course Type: DNP

IPE: Yes - Course offered by CON/SON that allows interprofessional students from the teaching institution

Course Open to:

Institution:University of Kansas

Pre-requisites: Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Course Description: Includes 2 credit hour lecture and 1 credit hour practicum. The use of information systems including medical devices is paramount in achieving patient safety. Students will attain an inclusive understanding of how human factors and ergonomic principles can be used to improve patient safety in the design, implementation, and evaluation of information systems and medical devices. Additionally, health care professionals will acquire skills to appropriately apply error reduction strategies developed in high reliability organizations.


Method of Instruction: Online - some synchronous activities involved

Delivery Platform: Blackboard

Campus visits required: None

Course Contact: Katharine Garrity



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations: .


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Instructor: LaVerne Manos
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-19-19
End Date: 05-09-19


Section: 1001
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-20-20
End Date: 05-08-20

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Section: 1001
Instructor: LaVerne Manos
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-21-21
End Date: 05-06-21

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