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Medical Health Informatics 4100

Description:  Fundamentals of Health Informatics including an overview of the health care system; computer systems; communications/ information theory; data types, standards, quality, uses and users; and HI applications. Uses of computers in health care with emphasis on various clinical support and clinical information systems and the electronic health record and its achievability.

Medical Health Informatics 4110

Description:  The flow, management and use of health data across integrated health facilities, clinical information systems and the care continuum will be examined. Implementation of complex health information systems will be explored, including security and privacy of health information, adoption of new technologies, team and project management.

Pathology 4200

Description:  This course will cover current concepts in the molecular and cellular pathogenesis of selected human diseases. These will include endocrine, metabolic, neuropsychiatric, renal, cardiac and neoplastic diseases, with emphasis on defects in genes and/or the levels of hormones or growth factor receptors, cellular organelles, intracellular signaling pathways, and cellular metabolism.

Pathology 4400

Description:  The pathology of occupational and environmental diseases, including information on recent developments and basic mechanisms involved in these diseases. Recognition of occupational and environmental diseases, early diagnosis, mechanisms of cell injury and regeneration, and the effects of a wide variety of toxic drugs, chemicals and UV and ionizing radiation are included

Pathology 4500

Description:  Examination of the medicolegal framework investigating the nature and circumstance of certain deaths. These forensic investigations involve experts in different disciplines assisting the coroner and police in resolving cases. Forensic pathology examines the effects of disease, particularly in sudden death, and effects of various external agents on the human body.

medical Sciences 4100

Description:  An introduction to the field of laboratory animal science and comparative human and animal pathology. Major topics include regulatory oversight of animal-based research, animal biology and disease, animals as models of human diseases, genetic manipulation of research animals, and major intrinsic and extrinsic factors affecting biomedical research.

Pathology 4980

Description:  Includes: i) theory and practice of laboratory techniques, laboratory safety, appropriate use of experimental models, ii) an independent research project supervised by faculty, iii) oral and written communication skills, including the preparation of a research proposal and final written research project report.

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