The study of health information standards deployed and used in Canada and elsewhere. The standards examined are controlled terminology and data exchange standards that include SNOMED CT, ICD-10-CA/CCI, LOINC, nursing terminologies, information modeling, HL7V2.x, HL7V3/CDA, FHIR and IHE. Topics include the nature of standards, their historical evolution and lifecycles for standards from initial development, distribution to maintenance.
Credit will be granted for only one of HINF 535, HINF 591 (if taken in the same topic).
In order to register for this course, you must first submit an application for the Professional Development Certificate in Health Terminology Standards.
For 202209 section:
• Last day for 100% reduction of tuition fees for standard first term and full year courses Tuesday, September 20th. 50% of tuition fees will be assessed for courses dropped after this date.
• Last day for 50% reduction of tuition fees for standard courses: Tuesday, October 11th. 100% of tuition fees will be assessed for courses dropped after this date.
Credit vs non-credit
Credit refers to degree credit. If you are taking a course or program for credit through UVic Continuing Studies, it means that course or program provides credit towards a degree at UVic or another authorized university. Credit students have to meet certain criteria, such as being accepted to both UVic Continuing Studies and the University of Victoria.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).