/Leadership in Health Informatics: An Introduction

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Provided by: Newcastle University

Course Area: All areas

Course Type: Continuous Professional Development

Start date: 20211109

Subjects: Health Informatics

Price: Under £500

Delivery Method: Online

Course overview

An introduction to health informatics, from the perspective of a practising clinician, and its context within the structures of the National Health Service and social care.

It will consider aspects of leadership, some recognised leadership styles and behavioural drivers. The role of digital leaders in managing and promoting change will also be reviewed.

The course covers:

  • Overview and history of the National Health Service
  • Principles of Health Informatics
  • Fundamental informatics concepts (data, information, knowledge, wisdom)
  • Leadership: recognised models and style
  • Power and drivers as influences in leadership
  • The process of change and how individuals can lead and manage it.

Part of a programme of 10 Health Informatics sessions which can be taken separately, or as a programme of 10. Designed by Newcastle University & Health Education England North East and North Cumbria, and accredited by the Faculty of Clinical Informatics UK.  See go.ncl.ac.uk/health-informatics for information about the whole programme.

Who is this course for

Designed to meet the needs of NHS staff – suitable for clinicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists IT personnel, clinical coders and other healthcare professionals interested in learning about Health Informatics


Cost: £120, discounts for the whole programme of 10 courses, and for Newcastle University Alumni, staff and students

Date: 13:00 – 14:00 GMT, Tuesday 9 November, 2021

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