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Introduction to Health Information Technology in Dentistry - Online Course
OverviewInformation technology is a rapidly evolving area in dentistry. Electronic dental records and other applied clinical technologies can be found in an increasing number of offices. However, effective and efficient implementation of these technologies remains a challenge. This course is designed to help dentists, auxiliary personnel and IT staff/consultants begin to learn the skills of a Chief Information Officer, i.e. the person who is responsible for and leads the implementation of information systems in the dental clinical environment. Solidly grounded in the theory of informatics, this course delivers real-world, applied knowledge and skills useful for anyone working with technology in dentistry.
ObjectivesThe course has two main objectives. It will help participants:
Course OutlineThe course was designed as a full-semester, 15-credit graduate course and is now offered as a continuing dental education course. Each session takes about three hours to complete. In addition, participants will complete exercises and assignments. The course modules are:
Signing up for the CourseInterested users can register by phone with a credit card or send a check via mail including the registration form.
Users can then go to the following link:
When prompted with a user login screen, users should enter their username and passwords that is given to them by the CE Center.
Once the user successfully logs in, they should look for the course under the My Courses heading in CouseWeb/Blackboard. They can access the course by clicking on the appropriate link. Faculty (all University of Pittsburgh)
|Dates||February 26 - May 31, 2013|
The University of Pittsburgh is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this activity for the number of continuing education credits listed with each course summary.