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.