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Health Informatics

We're not currently accepting applications for this program.

“A very good introduction, or refresher, to health informatics which was both enjoyable and educational. I enjoyed the format with the online lectures, additional reading and pre-study day activities, and liked how open the course organiser and all the subject leaders were to discussion and feedback.” - Health Informatics CPD Participant 2020/21

Learn key concepts of using digital technologies to benefit patients, with Health Informatics training for healthcare professionals:

  • designed to meet the needs of NHS staff - suitable for Clinicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, IT personnel, Clinical Coders and other healthcare professionals interested in learning about Health Informatics

  • latest knowledge delivered by leading academics and experts

  • leading programme in health informatics, designed by Newcastle University and co-developed with Health Education England North East and North Cumbria

  • no prior knowledge on any of the topics needed

  • flexible learning of 3 learning hours

  • sessions can be booked individually, or as the whole course of 10

  • the programme is offered fully online and consists of a pre-recorded lecture and a scheduled interactive 'live' session (1 to 2 hours depending on the topic)

  • each course is mapped to the relevant competencies in the FCI Clinical Informatics Core Competency Framework. Delegates attending these courses are expected to achieve these competencies and will receive a certificate mentioning these competencies. For further details, please refer to the handbook.

  • One off session costs £120 standard price (£100 for Newcastle University Alumni, staff and students) with a cost of £1,000 for the whole programme of 10 sessions

Next dates for this programme will be announced in Mid 2023

For full information please request the course handbook.

“I would recommend the course to the people who are new to the world of health informatics. I gained a lot of insights and knowledge, and the opportunity to meet with really experienced experts in this field.” - Health Informatics CPD Participant 2020/21

Accredited by the Faculty of Clinical Informatics UK.